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What Is Composting?

By Kristin Hunt

Composting is a great way to reduce your food waste and contributions to greenhouse gas emissions. But it can also seem like a daunting task, the sort of thing only seasoned gardeners with enormous yards can do right. What goes into it? How do you make sure it doesn't reek? And what even is composting?  

Composting isn't as hard (or as smelly) as you've been led to believe. Anyone can compost in any location, as long as they understand the basics of this all-natural process. Learn how it works, why it's beneficial to the environment, and how to make it work for you through our guide below:

What is compost?