Published: April 15, 2021 By

Composting is the natural process of recycling organic matter, like food scraps and yard clippings that is then added to soil to help plants grow. It is a significant process within our waste systems that is an essential aid in fighting the climate crisis. It is spreading more significantly as more and more information is discovered about the benefits of composting. The process is neat and the positive environmental effects make it an appealing habit to adopt into our lives. Make dirt not waste!!

Other Important Benefits of Composting:

Basics of Composting:

Other Resources on Composting:

  • For more information on composting, check out one of our most recent AMA’s on our instagram page here! 

    • We answered some questions that got sent in as well as discussing some common topics about composting.

  • If you are holding a Zero Waste Event, look at these resources during the planning process.

  • Here is a list of acceptable items in your compost bin on the CU campus!