Composting is the process by which organic matter such as egg shells, paper, leaves, fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea, and other similar products are broken down, recycled, and used as a form of natural fertilizer.
Compost is produced as a result of organisms such as, bacteria, fungi, worms and insects eating and breaking down organic material.
Composting your organic waste at home or right at the source is the best way to get the most environmental benefits. Collecting and hauling compostable materials, and processing them at a facility, requires fuel and energy.
Let's do our bit to reduce landfills , and avoid burning/dumping of the waste.
To increase the amount of organic matter in the world’s agricultural soils. Soul of the Soil !
Compost improves the quality of our soil and reduces the need for chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
When aggregated waste is sent to landfill, air cannot get to the organic waste. Therefore as the waste breaks down it creates a harmful greenhouse gas - Methane, which damages the Earth's atmosphere. Composting is thus vital to restoring our climate.
Adding organic matter or Compost to the soil helps in better retention of water, improved workability and a reduction in the release of nitrous oxide. Organic fertilizers can also reverse the decline in soil organic matter.