Why compost? Well, to keep food from rotting uselessly in a landfill, you can begin a pile in your backyard that will help strengthen the environment, making it friendly to natural inhabitants. Need more reasons? Composting also helps reduce waste reduction, reduce methane reduction, is free fertilizer, provides for better soil and can add to a healthier garden.

Watch this quick video of how you can make your create your compost:

Or, check out this online article about how to compost.

Tell us, do you compost now? If not, when are you going to start?

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Maegan Clark

Maegan Clark loves social media even more than Southern sweet tea. She is currently pursuing her master’s in public administration and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a specialized study in public relations. Since working at Heifer, she has deepened her appreciation for the urgency with which we must end global hunger and poverty.