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Countertop composter claims it can turn food waste into odorless compost in just 3 hours

Countertop composter claims it can turn food waste into odorless compost in just 3 hours

If you've got space in your yard and a little time every week to turn it, converting your food waste into a soil-building amendment with a compost pile is a great way to feed your garden while reducing the amount of trash that goes to the landfill. However, if you don't have the room or the inclination to start composting outside, how can you deal with organic waste from your kitchen? Considering that the average person in the US is said to create about 475 pounds of food waste each year, and that throwing it in the trash just adds to our already overburdened landfills, being able to divert that waste and convert it into an important soil-building amendment could be a great way of reducing our own personal environmental footprint. Some areas have a home food waste pickup service that will remove your food scraps and compost them in their facility, or you could start a worm...

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