Reducing Waste


Homemade compost is an important part of a food growing system. It provides an excellent way to build soil, add nutrients, increase biodiversity and soil health as well as being a way of dealing with food waste.

Composting well can be a challenge. We can offer specific advice about composting methods, types of compost bins, what to put in it and troubleshoot problems. We run courses click here for more information.

For a quick insight into composting have a look at why you should compost, how to compost and what you can put in your compost bin.

Composting is a great way to start to reduce your carbon footprint by reducing the things that go to landfill. If you are interested in finding out more about reducing waste and what can be reused or recycled please visit the SIC website recycling pages for information.