Compost your food scraps!

Compost food scraps instead of throwing them away. If you do not have a compost bin, dig post holes, fill them with compost-able scraps, then cover them with dirt. They will enhance your soil's quality for a spring vegetable garden!

About the author

Matt Berger is the former Digital Director at Marketplace.


I agree to American Public Media's Terms and Conditions.
With Generous Support From...

Sustainability Coverage

  • The Kendeda Fund
  • Wealth & Poverty Coverage

  • The Ford Foundation