Compost bins provide some benefits and these actually go beyond just your backyard. Other than providing great fertilizer for your lawn and garden, it’s a good way to lessen the amount of garbage that you send to landfill. In this way, it’s a good step that homeowners and gardeners may take to have a greener future.
There are other environmental benefits of having compost bins. First and foremost is that it helps prevent erosion. The composts are proven to lessen erosion near water, on hills, in playing fields, and on roadside. Composting can also promote growth.
Soils, trees, and plants are healthier in places with compost. It also prevents the spread of the toxic matters in soils including fuels and pesticides. It results to not just healthier soils, but also healthier plants.
There are many benefits of compost bins. If you want to reap all of them, you can try making your own compost bin with the use of limited tools. You can check out Woodworking for Mere Mortals to know the materials and tools needed to make one.
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