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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

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.


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.

How to Make Your Own Worm Farm

Composting article
How to article to make a worm farm DIY farm. A stacking wormery, inexpensive compared to branded models and no fancy tools required. Materials list, instructions and pictures.

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