1. Green, Nitrogen Materials Make Up 3 Percent Of Compost

    Green, Nitrogen Materials For Composting Alfalfa Clover Coffee grounds Food waste Garden waste Grass clippings Hay Manures Seaweed Vegetable scraps Weeds When you think of composting in your kitchen, do you think of finishing your meal and tossing the scraps into a small bin instead of down the drai…Read More

  2. An In-Depth Look At Brown, Carbon Composting Materials

    Brown, Carbon Materials For Composting Ashes, wood Cardboard (shredded) Corn stalks Dryer lint Fruit scraps Leaves Newspaper (shredded) Peanut shells Pine needles Sawdust Straw Wood chips When you first think of composting, do you think of any of these items on the list? I know when I first started …Read More

  3. Composting: What Is Brown And Green Material?

    To ensure a successful compost, a healthy balance of green and brown materials are necessary. While “green” and “brown” materials can be decidedly misleading titles, there’s some truth behind the color-coordination. If you get lost, though, green and brown materials can most easily be expl…Read More

  4. [INFOGRAPHIC] What To Compost And What To Avoid

    One of the most appealing aspects of making your own compost is that you can get rid of food scraps in a more environmentally friendly way. Instead of washing dinner remains down the drain and feeding the garbage disposal or scraping the food into the garbage can, you can recycle most food scraps in…Read More