Composting: An Easy Household Guide

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Chelsea Green Publishing, Sep 5, 2007 - Gardening - 96 pages
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A full-color guide for both beginners and experienced composters, with an A–Z reference section

Composting is fun, easy and very satisfying! You can make compost even if you live in an apartment or don’t have access to a garden. There are lots of good reasons to make compost:

  • A third to two-thirds of the average garbage can contents can be composted, so you can lighten your bin—and stop it smelling.
  • Less organic material is sent to landfill, so less noxious liquids and greenhouse gases—especially methane—are produced.
  • Composting saves you money—you won’t need to buy any more peat-based compost!

This book will give you all the information you need for successful composting.

 

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About the author (2007)

Nicky Scott is a former Chairman of the Community Composting Network and is the Coordinator of the Devon Community Composting Network. He has helped in the development of the “Scotty’s Hot Box” and the “RiDan” composter, both now widely used for composting food waste. He is the author of How to Make and Use Compost: The Ultimate Guide, as well as two Chelsea Green Guides about composting and recycling. He lives in England.

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