Earth Month Tip: Compost
Composting your food and yard waste reduces the amount of garbage you send to landfills and reduces carbon pollution. Using food and kitchen scraps, yard trimmings, and other organic waste to create a compost pile can also help increase soil water retention, decrease erosion, and replace chemical fertilizers.
Learn more about composting at home: http://www2.epa.gov/recycle/composting-home
More tips: http://www.epa.gov/earthday/actonclimate/
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