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On this week's HOTBIN Weekender we discuss available composting resources now that more states and local governments explore policy avenues to reduce and manage organic waste and its impact on the environment. Also on this edition, Composting at Home with Hot Composters,  Composting Bins for Small Gardens, and an article on Hot vs. Cold Composters.

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Cold vs. Hot Composting... I find hot composting to be the easiest and fastest way of composting, as the heat accelerates the composting process, reducing the time it takes to produce compost. Furthermore, if we are determined to compost food at home, selecting a composter that fit your lifestyle can make your commitment to recycle food possible. Expect to reduce as much as half of the waste you trash today.

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Don’t Know How to Start Composting? If you are interested in starting to compost at home, but don’t know how to start… here are a few things that can get you going: One fact that can help in the starting decision is the knowledge that more than 30% of what we throw away can be composted into fertilized soil for your garden. Producing compost keeps this waste from ever going to landfills where they take up space and release methane, a potent greenhouse gas. If you are decided to take the leap and start composting… the next step is to...

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A Chance for Giving Back to Your Communities

With at least five states and six municipalities implementing organic waste bans or mandatory recycling laws, we have a chance of giving back to our communities by recycling/composting food at home and lessening their load. Also in this edition, How much extra waste is created during the holidays, 'Tis the season...; and Leaving your HOTBIN while on holiday.

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Composting – A Path to Eliminating Waste in America. Everything we do or don’t do for a sustainable world today has an impact. Our actions and every single step we take to care more, act more, and protect more the environment, can make a difference. As stakeholders of our environment, we can show our commitment by constantly looking for, and applying methods that can minimize our environmental impact throughout the whole supply chain.

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