Compost City

Compost City Practical Composting Know-How for Small-Space Living

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Synopsis

These days, everyone's talking about compost.

Along with backyard chickeners, balcony beekeepers, rooftop farmers, and community gardeners, urban composters are part of a bumper crop of pioneers who are redefining the green space of crowded towns and cities.

You may think you need a big yard to compost. Think again. Compost City teaches you how to easily choose and care for a compost system that fits perfectly into your (tiny) space, (busy) schedule, and (multifaceted) lifestyle.

Whether you live in a cramped apartment or a sprawling town house, or you dream of composting in a shared space with a group of friends or colleagues, Compost City provides simple and effective indoor and outdoor composting options.

Packed with research, expert testimonies, and a healthy dose of humor, Compost City will help you:

 compost your food scraps and yard waste with ease
 ease your fears of backbreaking labor, obnoxious odors, big messes, and creepy crawlies (hint: you can compost successfully without any of the above!)
 convince compost-wary family, friends, neighbors, and community leaders to green-light your compost dreams

    Compost City serves all eco-curious citizens from casual hobbyists to staunch activists.

    Put your compost cap on. Whether you compost one tea bag or whole honking barrelfuls of scraps at a time, you're about to have a whole lot of fun.

    Book information

    ISBN: 9781611802207
    Publisher: Shambhala
    Imprint: Roost Books
    Pub date:
    DEWEY: 631.875
    DEWEY edition: 23
    Language: English
    Weight: 318g
    Height: 203mm
    Width: 155mm
    Spine width: 18mm