Mitigate Climate Change Through Urban Composting

document highlighting how composting benefits the climate

Do your part! Whether you have a balcony, garden, windowsill, or a small indoor space, there are opportunities for you to compost.

  • Divert food waste. Help keep tons of food scraps out and extend the life of our landfills.
  • Reduce methane emissions. The compaction of food waste and plastics in landfills generates the toxic gas, methane.
  • Bind toxins. Healthy compost as part of home gardens and green spaces can help rid of urban toxins.
  • Fight against pests and disease. Compost adds organic matter and raises soil PH. Healthy soil is better equipped to fight against unwanted guests.
  • Absorb and store carbon. Improve plants’ ability to harvest and store carbon in soil by incorporating compost into your soil.

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