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3 Cool Composting Ideas That Help Reuse and Reduce Waste | How Society is Trying To Compost Everything

Date Posted: July 21, 2017

Seeds of the Month Club by Mike the Gardener 3 Cool Composting Ideas That Help Reuse and Reduce Waste | How Society is Trying To Compost Everything
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Compost is vital to every home vegetable gardener. More and more people are finding various ways to compost just about anything. Here are 3 cool ideas in which people all around you are doing to compost all kinds of disposable items.

Compost Idea #1: Compost Your Sneakers

The sneakers on your feet are more than likely made from a variety of material. Some compostable, most not. Adidas, the huge sneaker manufacturer, has developed a sneaker that you can compost in your sink.

You Can Compost Adidas's Newest Shoe In Your Sink

Compost Your Sneakers

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Compost Idea #2: Food Waste into Gas

Over 14 million tons of food waste is generated by the city that never sleeps. Even though, New York City, engages in a variety of methods to recycle a lot of that waste, they have upped their game to compost food waste into usable gas.

How New York Is Turning Food Waste Into Compost and Gas

Food Waste into Gas

Compost Idea #3: Compost for Those Thinking About the End of Life

Ok. I’ll admit this composting idea is a little more morbid. Who wants to think of the end of their own life, let alone how it relates to composting. That is how architect Katrina Spade thinks. She has invented a machine, she calls the Urban Death Project, that will turn your corpse into compost.

Inside the Machine That Will Turn Your Corpse Into Compost

Compost for Those Thinking About the End of Life

When it comes to composting you are only limited by your own imagination. With enough thought, perseverance and determination, you can figure out a way to compost just about anything.

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Mike Podlesny is the host of The Vegetable Gardening Show where he interviews gardening industry experts, and author of the book Vegetable Gardening for the Average Person. Don`t forget to link up with Mike on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.


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