How To Reduce Food Waste In Landfills By Composting

A small white trash can full to the brim with food waste

By now most of us know the benefits of composting our yard detritus, but what about composting food waste? In the year 2015 it was estimated about 95% of food waste was dumped into a landfill, which isn’t ideal. Why is food waste a problem? Well it’s literally a waste when composting can turn food scraps into nutrient rich soil but there are other benefits to compost vs. landfill not as widely known. Read on to learn why you should be composting your food waste. Food Waste Facts An overwhelming majority of Americans do not compost their food scraps. Instead, we dump them in the garbage contributing to the amount added to landfills. Landfills, by the way, are not finite. They do fill up and when that happens they close. Just as landfills are not finite, nor is the space on the planet for more landfills. The other big issue […]

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