B1.5.5 Recycling Organic Waste

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Why should we recycle organic kitchen and garden waste?
Recycling organic kitchen and garden waste is essential: to reduce landfill, reduce the production of methane and to recycle the minerals and nutrients in the organic material.
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What is the most efficient method of recycling organic waste?
The most efficient method of composting allow the waste to be mixed with oxygen and moisture. They also allw energy to escape by heating the surroundings.
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Why do gardeners add worms to compost?
Garderners may add worms and layers of garden soil to composters to speed up the process.
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Suggets why councils shred garden waste before putting it into big bins.
Smaller pieces have a larger surface area for the microorganisms to attack. This will increase the rate of decomposition.
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The most efficient method of composting allow the waste to be mixed with oxygen and moisture. They also allw energy to escape by heating the surroundings.

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Suggets why councils shred garden waste before putting it into big bins.

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