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    beginners guide to composting banner

    Composting is a simple and easy way to reduce your household waste.

    By starting a compost system in your backyard, you can create a rich and valuable resource for your garden and divert kitchen scraps away from landfill.

    Basically, composting is a natural process where billions of microorganisms break down your food scraps and other natural materials into a stable form.

    Composting can:

    • Turn your food scraps and garden waste into a rich and valuable resource for your garden
    • Save you money on fertilisers and manures
    • Keep your organics out of landfill

    Get familiar with the basics and the equipment you need to get started with our Beginner’s Guide to Composting.

    This guide has been put together by Do Something FoodWise, in partnership with Cultivating Community, Frankston City Council, City of Whitehorse CouncilCity of Yarra Council and Zero Waste SA.

    Composting, Composting Tool kit