Home composting: A sustainable approach to organic waste management

Home composting is an environmentally friendly and effective waste management practice, offering numerous benefits for both the household and the environment. The resulting compost can be used to improve the soil in the garden, reducing reliance on chemical fertilisers and completing the natural nutrient cycle.

WHY COMPOST AT HOME? BENEFITS

One of the main advantages of home composting is to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. Organic waste, such as vegetable and fruit scraps, egg shells, coffee grounds and plant leaves, make up a significant proportion of the total waste produced by the average household. Composting this waste turns it into a useful resource, instead of becoming a source of pollution in landfills.

The resulting compost can be used as a natural fertiliser for your garden, providing the necessary nutrients for plants and improving soil structure. It can also be used to create a fertile substrate for indoor plants or to maintain your lawn.

WHAT CAN BE COMPOSTED AT HOME?

Basically, a wide range of organic materials can be composted at home. These include vegetable and fruit scraps, egg shells, uncoloured paper, dried leaves, grass clippings, coffee and tea grounds and plant waste. It's important to avoid adding high-fat materials or animal products to compost, as these can attract pests and lead to anaerobic decomposition.

In addition to the environmental and garden benefits, composting can also be an economical way to manage waste. By turning organic waste into a valuable resource, households can reduce the costs associated with fertiliser purchases and save money in the long run.

THE IMPACT OF HOME COMPOSTING ON THE WHOLE FAMILY

Home composting is a great way to educate and involve the whole family in protecting the environment and promoting a sustainable lifestyle. Children can learn the importance of reducing and recycling waste and how it can be turned into a valuable resource for the garden.

To start composting at home, you need to have a dedicated space, such as a composter or a compost heap in your backyard. It's important to mix compostable materials regularly and maintain a balance of wet and dry materials to ensure efficient decomposition without unpleasant odours.

WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?

To meet market demands for modern solutions for managing organic waste from the kitchen and household, INOVECO has added to its product portfolio a range of modern (household) composters made of environmentally friendly, UV and weather resistant recycled material with capacities ranging from 280 to 1,000 litres.

Download our composting catalogue here: https://s.go.ro/m8mjt1q5. Ask for a personalised offer by phone 0212415513 or email salubritate@inovecoexpert.ro.