Home composting is the most economical and environmentally sustainable way to manage household organic waste. Doing the work yourself, and preventing your organic materials from travelling to a compost site, saves money on any transportation and processing fees and reduces collection vehicle traffic and pollution. If you have a garden and the desire to maintain your pile, then you can easily have a successful composting program at home. If you’d prefer that a great company come to your house and pick up your food scraps and turn them into compost for you, then you are in luck, too! Here are some resources to get you started:
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