Composting Inside & Out (Paperback)

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Rethink Your Refuse

Hundreds of millions of tons of solid waste are produced in the U.S. annually, and the landfills simply store it, not eliminate it. Recycling diverts significant amounts of waste, but the fact remains that the majority of landfill space is occupied by organic material. The good news is composting is a natural and beneficial way to eliminate this waste, and anyone can do it.

Whether you live on a farm, in the suburbs or a city apartment, composting is possible. Composting Inside and Out will introduce you to the essentials and explore various methods of indoor and outdoor composting to help you find the perfect fit for your lifestyle.

Inside you'll find:

  • A compete overview of the composting process
  • Advice on finding the right equipment
  • Step-by-step instruction for fourteen different composting methods
  • Ideas for using the soil you produce
  • Quick answers to common problems

Whether you create a compost heap, bury your scraps, ferment them, tumble them or feed them to the worms, you too can be successful with composting. Use the fruits of your labor on you houseplants, your lawn, your flowerbeds or your garden. Put your waste and your energy to good use. Reclaim the benefits of participating in the planet's health through composting--its rewards are simply miraculous.

About the Author

Stephanie Davies is an occupational therapist by trade and an earthworm enthusiast by passion. Stephanie established her business, Urban Worm Girl, a few years ago and since then has hosted a network of educational and social events about the many methods of composting including worms. She also hosts lectures, demonstrations and workshops at retail venues, including, home and garden stores and local garden shops.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781440214059
ISBN-10: 1440214050
Publisher: Krause Publications
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2011
Pages: 192
Language: English