Composting is a fantastic way to reduce your household food waste while creating nutrient-dense fertilizer. It helps to reduce your kitchen-related chores and protects the earth as it reduces your carbon footprint. However, many people think that composting is only for those who have large gardens, yards or overall space.
This blog post will discuss how and why you should compost in small spaces.
Why You Should Compost In Small Spaces
Not only do you get to become a part of the solution to reducing greenhouse gasses in our atmosphere that results from food waste in landfills. You also get to reduce the waste in your own home. Kitchen waste is one of the most tedious parts of cleaning up and maintaining the beauty of a home. Kitchen scraps are often the cause of foul smells and also attract pests and rodents which can carry diseases.
Indoor composting is extremely convenient for those who want to compost but live in smaller spaces like apartments or condominiums. At least 30% of our household waste is made up of food waste. Composting is also a great option if you live somewhere urban with limited access to high-quality soil.
As we touched on in the last point, access to high-quality soil is something of a luxury that not many people have access to. By composting indoors, you get a convenient source of nutrient-rich fertilizer (and thus, nutrient-rich soil) for your plants. Composting allows you to create your very own soil amendments, which can improve both the health and vitality of your plants.
Traditional outdoor composting does eliminate food waste and reduces our carbon footprint; however, it does so by creating a handful of inconveniences in the process. Composting indoors can eliminate the foul odours that traditional compost piles create. This, of course, depends on what indoor composter you opt for. For example, using Korea’s leading indoor compost machine, Reencle, can eliminate any and all foul smells in the composting process. This is due to its triple-layered carbon filter that ensures an odourless process that’s perfect for indoor settings.
Depending on where you are, the different seasons can affect composting quite significantly. Given that traditional composting heavily relies on specific temperatures in order to be carried out successfully, some weathers can be disruptive and halt your composting process. Because of this, it’s a plus to compost indoors as you can have an uninterrupted year-long supply of nutrient-dense compost.
How To Compost Indoors
When it comes to indoor composting, it’s important to choose your composter wisely. This is especially because not every product labelled a “composter” actually creates compost. Unfortunately, unlike machines like Reencle, many (read: most) indoor “compost machines” actually grind up your food waste while dehydrating it. This creates the end-product that is essentially dusted food waste - which makes it easier to dispose of, but it’s certainly not compost.
Composting in small spaces is extremely convenient with Reencle. Though unpleasant odours are generally inevitable when it comes to composting, Reencle contains a triple-layer carbon filter system that ensures all unpleasant odours are kept within the machine itself. Because of this, the environment of your home is never at risk of being disrupted due to bad smells. Reencle also creates real, ready-to-use compost, thanks to its patented ReencleMicrobe™.
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