How to Start Composting at Home

Composting is a process by which organic matter, such as leaves and food scraps, decomposes into soil.

How to Start Composting at Home

It’s a great way to recycle scraps from your yard and kitchen while also enriching the soil in your garden, improving water retention, and protecting against erosion.

Although it may sound complicated, composting is very simple and makes for a fun, rewarding hobby.

In fact, when I first started composting, I was surprised at how easy it was, even from my small apartment. Now, I regularly drop off food scraps at my local composting center to help reduce waste and support sustainability.

This simple step-by-step guide covers everything you need to know to start composting.