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Composting is fundamental to sustainable farming and sustainable waste management. It is the natural process of bacteria, fungi, animals, and plants breaking down organic matter into the complex mixture known generally as dirt.

The human's main job in the process of composting (apart from what they contribute as "humanure") is organizing the conditions in which safe and effective composting can occur.

In most cases these conditions include:

Composting Resources


Composting app
ShareWaste connects people who wish to recycle their kitchen scraps but don't do their own composting with their neighbours who are already composting, worm-farming or keep chickens.

Vermiculture (worm composting)

Composting article
A basic how-to and why-to use vermiculture to enhance compost and soil health; techniques, methods and benefits From the libraries of Mother Earth News.

EarthEasy Guide to Composting

Composting article
An easy-to-follow practical guide for learning how to compost, including free-standing piles and container type methods

recycling, compost, composting, soil, dirt, gardening