Water is at the core of sustainable development and is critical for socio-economic development, energy, and food production, healthy ecosystems and for human survival itself… [it is also] serving as the crucial link between society and the environment says the United Nations (UN). An average American family uses more than 300 gallons of water per day at home. We are ALSO wasting water every day and lots of it.
While practicing physical distancing you may have been spending a lot of time in the kitchen, experimenting with new recipes or remaking your favorite dishes. You may have even found ways to reduce food waste with proper planning. As much as we try to reduce waste there are few things we cannot avoid wasting, like vegetable and fruit scraps, eggshells, coffee grounds, and more. If you hate throwing these food scraps into your trash bin and sending them to landfills where they may not decompose properly due to tight space and lack of oxygen then there is something you may be able to do at home: Composting!