What you can and can't compost Composting Instructions: How to Compost at Home A guide to making your own compost. //Dryer lint Carbon Yum, lint. Make sure you moisten it a little before you add it. //Hair Nitrogen Good source of nitrogen. Make sure you scatter, so it doesn’t clump.// NO dog or cat droppings - they may contain disease organisms and should always be avoided for composting! no meat, fat grease, oils or bones - they do not break down and can attract pests!
Pile it up. The easiest way to make compost is to pile yard and kitchen waste in a designated place. Let nature work. Expose a compost pile to the elements where sun, rain will prompt the process. A two-bin system allows you to make compost in one bin and keep a supply of finished compost in the other. Alternating the heap harvest cycle with each pile,a continual source of compost. When worked into the soil, compost slowly gives plants nutrients and makes more air and water available to them.