It's international Compost Awareness Week
What's so great about composting?
When you compost your food scraps at home, your stopping that waste from ending up in landfill.
Even though food scraps still biodegrade in landfill, when they do they so in a manner that produces methane gas. Methane gas is one of those nasty emissions coming in second place to carbon dioxide. Methane is a pollutant that can hang around in the atmosphere for up to 15 years and causes damage to the ozone layer, environment and eco-systems.