Choosing The Right Composting Process

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Bio-Composting Process : How To Do It Right

For years farmers have used compost to enhance the efficiency of the soil. They use composting process to create good quality of compost through different types of organic waste and it is known to be the part of the earth's biocycle of growth and decay.

The plants grow more efficiently and yield good quality of product through solar energy, carbon dioxide from the air and nutrients from water and soil.

A composting process needs organic waste to start the biocycle A bio-composting process needs special quantities of brown and green waste to start the biocycle

The biocycle continues after the plants die and decompose, and through proficient composting process the carbon dioxide return into the air and nutrients go back to soil. Through this decay process, compost is produced that hold water and nutrients in the soil to get better end product.

As the humus produced by the composting process is very critical to soil health, it requires bacteria to decompose the remains of plants and animals, after they die. After the decompose a rich, dark, soil-like substance remains that depends on certain conditions like air, water, nitrogen and carbon. By composting organic waste you can not only provides nutrients to soils, but also helps in environment cleanup by reducing the amount of organic waste that ends up in landfills or incinerators. Composting organic waste can also be beneficial in prevention of soil erosion and nutrient run-off, and assistance in land reclamation projects as well as it reduces need for fertilizers and pesticides.

What To Do And What To Avoid When You Decompose Organic Waste

However, you must take care of waste materials you are going to use in a composting process. There are certain materials like dairy products, cooked foods, meats or litter from cats or dogs, as they have foul smell besides other disadvantages. Instead you should use organic waste like dried leave, stable wastes, sawdust, chicken manure and poultry wastes, brewery wastes, and tobacco stems and wastes, etc. Such organic waste is easy to decompose and yield a good quality of compost.

The composting process at the backyard of a house also includes grass/lawn clippings, hay, kitchen wastes, etc. to get a good quality of humus. However, besides using organic waste you should also take care of carbon to nitrogen ratio to achieve quality compost and also remember that direct sunlight can dry the compost, thus you should do the composting process at a shady area of your backyard. While the organic waste decomposes during the composting process, it produces a lot of heat and allows the organisms to break it down much easier and faster.

If you have planned to do composting at your backyard then there are varieties of different systems, enclosures, or containers available commercially. However, you can also construct one for yourself using many online methods available, which may help you a lot and then choose traditional methods.

The Biocycle Depends On Various Conditions And Economic Considerations

No matters at what scale you are going to produce compost, whether a large operation or a small backyard pile, you will always have to follow the same biocycle of composting process. It is always a better idea to decide first that whether to pursue a traditional, well established composting process or create another innovative method that can meet the same expectations depending on various conditions or economic considerations.

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What to do and what to avoid to get the bio-composting process right