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Why compost?

Between 30% and 50% of Auckland’s kerbside waste is food scraps.

When organic material is buried in landfill, it breaks down anaerobically (without oxygen), producing harmful methane emissions, and toxic leachate.

At the same time, our soils are being rapidly degraded across the globe, and are in desperate need of the fertility that we’re currently sending to the landfill.

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