Why You Really, Really Should Start Composting. Like, Now.

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Behold the Magic of Compost

Composting is the process of turning organic material like food scraps into rich fertilizer. Goodbye, methane. Hello, black gold. By composting your food scraps, you can slay the devil and replace him with a fertility goddess.

How to Make that Magic

If you’ve got a single DIY bone in your body, you can do it yourself. Here’s a friendly guide from NPR’s “Life Kit.”

The Impact of Composting

It seems like there are a million things we’re supposed to be doing for the planet, I know. It can be hard to decide what to do when all those things are presented as equally impactful options. But they aren’t equally impactful. Turning off the lights when you leave the room, for example, is nothing compared to giving up your car.

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Bryan Furuness

Bryan Furuness

Writer, teacher, editor. #ClimateCurious