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Reducing your waste - Home composting


Composting is an inexpensive, natural process that transforms your kitchen and garden waste into a valuable and nutrient rich food for your garden.

Did you know?

  • In Britain we spend £290 million a year on carrots.  Make the most of them by adding your carrot peelings to your compost bin
  • Around 43% of us own a pet. Did you know that bedding from vegetarian pets such as hamsters and rabbits can be composted?

If we composted all the suitable food waste produced by UK households we could avoid the equivalent of 2 million tonnes of CO2 every year.

Rather than placing your peelings out for collection with the other food waste, why not try giving home composting a go!

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