The Poop On Composting

  1. plastic or Styrofoam


  1. Waste has to be put into the landfill where as compostable waste can be turned into soil for your gardens.


  1. The food that you are eating is completely organic, it is made from nature.


  1. Something is compostable if it comes from nature. If it came from nature it is probably going back.


  1. It is discouraged because dog poop can take up too 3 years to decompose.


  1. One of the dangers of having a compost bin in you back yard is that it can attract bears.


  1. Food gets taken to the plants that remake compost back into plant food.


  1. When living things start to rot and decay.


  1. The thing that cause it to smell was the fact that the compost was 25 degrees hotter than the air around it. It could also smell because of the rain that it soaks up.


  1. I don’t think he needs to let dr hall know because the odor was just naturally accruing when he turned up the ground.


  1. Glucose+Oxygen= Carbon dioxide+Water+ATP


  1. It is hotter inside the compost because the bacteria release heat into the pile of compost but it gets trapped warming up the pile.


  1. The benefits of composting are good for the soil, helps make bacteria break down organic matter faster, it reduces the methane that is released from landfills and dumps.


  1. Vermicomposting is when people use the poop of many different types of earth worms to create a strong decaying agent.


  1. Mesophilic bacteria live best in temperatures 20 and 40 degrees Celsius. It is great at decomposing organic compost.


  1. Up to day 47 it is thermophilic bacteria, and after that the temperature starts to decline into mesophilic.


  1. Yes, there will still be composting. The process will get slower and slower due to the temperature of the water.


  1. Yes, of course he should pick through the bins, it wont be a clean and nice experience but you will be helping nature grow and decompose other food waste.


  1. Some of the problems that people face with starting a compost at home are: it smells really bad, it is hard manual labour, it looks gross and it can attract lots of pest that you dot want around.


  1. It takes longer to decompose because there is way more compost then in your backyard bins. It is a large industrial system.


  1. Well it is because the smell that you smell from the outhouse is the same smell of chemicals that are decomposing materials.