• The average person throws away 1600 pounds of garbage each year
  • The average American throws away 4.5 pounds of trash a day
  • Food comprises about 17% of waste stream
  • Composting is sustainability at its finest for plants and other living organisms on this planet
  • Composting helps farmers have richer soil allowing them to increase the growing season
  • Composting reduces the need for chemicals
  • Landfills-Methane emissions creating greenhouse gases due to lack of oxygen
  • Compost-Carbon dioxide because of ample oxygen
  • Compost is a great disease suppressor, season extender, ph buffer, time-money and water-saver and, it’s awesome for the earth
  • Renewable energy source such as:
  • Electricity and heat
  • Renewable natural gas
  • Compressed natural gas – Transportation fuel