Do you compost at home? Did you know composting is one of the best ways to practice eco-friendly living and help reverse climate change?
For many, composting sounds intimidating. Isn’t composting hard? It’s kind of gross, right? And isn’t it for hippies and treehuggers? Nope. Nope. And Nope! Composting is my jam!
Composting reduces municipal waste languishing in landfills, significantly cuts down on greenhouse gas emissions that lead to global warming, and replenishes the soil. Healthier soil produces better quality food, healthier plants, and even pulls more carbon out of the air to reverse global warming relative to depleted soil.
Composting has a negative carbon footprint and increases biodiversity, meaning it actually helps to reverse climate change and make our planet healthier in so many ways! Even better, composting can be free or nearly free for almost anyone due to the many different ways we can compost, depending on our lifestyle and where we live.
Composting At Home Isn’t Hard
No matter if you’re new to composting, an experienced pro, or somewhere in between, I’ve got tons of resources and stories to help make composting easier, more effective, and much less intimidating.
Before I started composting, it seemed entirely overwhelming. With plenty of trial and error, however, I know nearly all of us can compost in one way or another and make a positive impact on our planet and our communities.
Join me in my effort to make composting mainstream and something modern families practice with ease. Composting isn’t new or novel. The principles have been around for thousands of years. And it’s definitely not hard once you just get started!
Composting At Home FAQ
If you’re not sure where to start, check out this Composting At Home Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), a growing list of resources where I answer all sorts of common and unique questions about composting.
You Can Make Dirt Series
I also feature families from around the world who compost in all sorts of ways depending on where they live, their family culture and more.
This series, You Can Make Dirt, will hopefully prove that just about anyone can make space and find a system to turn their food scraps into nutrient-rich compost to enrich our soil, feed our food cycle, and limit the food waste that ends up in landfills.
Find a few families like your own for ideas on how to compost with your family. Hopefully, you can be inspired to give it a go and help our planet become a little healthier.
Composting For Families
If you haven’t already gathered, I’m kind of a composting nerd. I love experimenting with it, teaching people about it, and helping more people incorporate it into their lives. Here are a few other articles I’ve shared about composting that might also get you all jazzed up about it as well.
More Composting Resources
I’m not the only person on the planet who loves playing in the dirt. Check out these resources I love from others who share my passion for healthy soil and all the benefits it can bring to our world.
Got More Questions?
Last but not least, if your composting question hasn’t been answered, email me at [email protected] or DM me on Instagram @honestlymodern and let me know. I do my best to create posts to answer each and every question that comes my way!
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