The Dirty Truth Blog — sustainability

Composting - Part 1: The Plan

Posted by Brigid McHugh

We are in the process of making our home more sustainable and moving toward a zero-waste lifestyle. One of the first things I thought of when beginning this journey was starting a compost pile. It is something I have wanted to do since we moved into our home, and I just haven’t found the time or the resources to get the whole process started yet. I have an image in my head of a compost barrel outside, made from a re-purposed 55-gallon drum. In my mind’s eye, the drum would be on castors, or some sort of system that allows...

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