A Guide to Composting & Composters

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Wicker Compost Bin

Composting is so easy peasy it’s a shame that more people don’t do it. It can also save you a fortune in waste charges and in garden compost. It’s also the only zero-waste way to get peat-free compost. That said a recent research paper found concerning evidence about methane created by home composters. Methane is said to be 7-30 times (studies differ) more damaging than carbon dioxide when it comes to climate change, so this is a big concern.  I tried to get access to this research paper but I’d have to pay for it. If I do i’ll update this blog post. For now i’m going to work off my existing knowledge, which is that methane is only created when biodegradable material decomposes in an anaerobic environment, i.e. an environment devoid of oxygen. So the best way to avoid generating methane is to make sure you’re composter is…

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  1. Thanks for the reblog. Glad you like the post 🙂

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