Monday, April 13, 2009

The Benefits Of Kitchen Composting

There are many benefits that can be had from composting your organic household and yards waste. The household is a great place to start. Kitchen waste from fruits, vegetables, empty boxes and even bakery items are ideal along with being beneficial when composted.

These items can be stored on a daily basis in a compost container or bucket in your kitchen to be used in your outdoor compost operation or there are ways of composting them in your kitchen without the need of having an outdoor compost pile.

Kitchen composting has been on the rise due to the new compact systems that are on the market today. These compost units range from a simple crock that can sit on your counter to small composting units that fit in your kitchen cabinet. There are many different types and styles of composting bins that can be used indoors and are filtered to avoid odors that can be present with composting.

Go green in your kitchen and start composting. The nutrient rich compost that is produced from you kitchen waste is a very beneficial, nutrient rich humus that your plants will benefit from.