Composting on-site

Composting on-site

In past generations, at least in rural settings, the mindset of many people was that there was to be no waste to leave the homestead. Everything had purpose right up the end, and in the end, the remainder would go back to the soil.

This worked great until things began to not break down in the soil, but that is a topic for another page.

One bin outdoor system for composting on-site

There are numerous ways to compost household organic waste. Depending on the size and location of the area available for it, one option or another can work. And, it does not have to be an all or nothing situation. Composting meat can be done, but not through just any composting system. Vermicomposting, or composting with worms, does not accept meat very well.

Migration system for worm composting on-site

A Bokashi system does though, and the options are like that. system does though, and the options are like that.

Bokashi system for composting on-site

Every little bit helps divert organic waste from the landfill. Many cities are offering curb side organic waste pickup which is great. Hopefully there will be more of that.

Why not save some of the organic waste that your house produces. Composting on-site saves cash on buying compost. It’s a win win really!

Check out the other Composting pages on the website for more ideas of how composting can fit into your life and kitchen.