February 25, 2024

At its core, composting is recycling organic matter into nutrient-rich soil. Plants and other vegetative matter are broken down by insects, worms, fungi and bacteria, making the nutrients they contain available to other growing things.

Opinion: Reduce, reuse and recycle is a wonderful summary of how we should live our lives. However, recycling is not magic and not everything can be broken down into its original materials and then made into a new product, writes Meryl Greer Domina of 350Kishwaukee.