Compost at Home.

What's It Worth? ...

300 Points

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The Why.

4.5 million tonnes of food waste goes to landfill!! The Composts are getting jealous!! …

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When our leftovers make their way to landfill, it ends up underground. Then, because the air and light can't get to it, methane is produced as it breaks down ... methane is a Green House Gas that is really bad for the atmosphere, it is one of the really bad guys in causing Global Warming. We send 4.5 million tonnes of food waste to landfill every year and it's causing a spot of bother!

If we compost at home, hardly any methane is produced. The good news doesn't end there, for anyone whose fingers are green, or for those who have ambitions of green fingerness-ness ... After about 9 - 12 months, that compost is going to make THE best feed for your soil, whether that's in pots or in the garden - your plants and flowers can't get enough of the good stuff.

The How.

The link below is a great place to start for all things composting …

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The link below is a great place to start for all things composting.

You can even build your own with upcycled materials.

There are indoor options available too if you don't have outdoor space.

The Points.

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Max Points 300.

• 0 Points: If your food waste it still heading in the direction of landfill

• 150 Points: Once your compost is up and running

• 300 Points: Once you've got through the first year and are using the compost as fertiliser

Award yourself Max Points if this isn't applicable to you.

e.g. Max Points for Nappies if you don't have a baby / Max Points for Drive Economically if you don't drive.

The Links.

Here you'll find some helpful products, services or information that'll help you make the change.

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Composting is an inexpensive, natural process that transforms your kitchen and garden waste into a valuable and nutrient rich food for your garden. It's easy to make and use.

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Home composting is the most environmentally-friendly way of dealing with kitchen and garden waste, plus it produces compost that can be used as an excellent soil improver.

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