Composting for the relaxed housekeeper

Aerobic composting in 5 easy steps

My advice to those new to composting is to compost small, so it’s easy, convenient, and quick. Compost just one days waste each month if that’s what works for you. Because every little bit counts.


Step 1 : Order matka biryani home delivered for dinner.

The matkas don’t have a hole at the base, so there’s no drainage and no mess.

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DIY : Plastic free garbage bags from newspaper

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Newspaper garbage bags – each made with 3 or 4 layers of newspaper

I tried kitchen waste composting at home for a year and gave up, when I realised my time composting was better spent changing our purchasing patterns so we buy grocery items loose, without plastic. This is a little effort, because dry fruits, grains, fruit and vegetable of a good quality often aren’t available at the same store. But it’s been worth it, as it’s cut our plastic waste quite a bit.

We started to dispose of our kitchen waste in home made garbage bags made out of newspaper. It’s really easy, convenient, and smell-free.

The end of this post has a link to a video that will teach you how to make these newspaper bags. Continue reading DIY : Plastic free garbage bags from newspaper

Kitchen waste composting at home

I first started composing my kitchen waste using the anaerobic method. I did this for a year, and later switched to smaller lots of composting using the aerobic method.

In this post, I talk about my current method of composting, why I switched to it, and the process of anaerobic composting I followed during my first year of composting. Plus some links on composting methods. Continue reading Kitchen waste composting at home