Home Composting

Methods

So many ways to compost at home, yes, even in Hong Kong...

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Bury it

Pros: no equipment, no cost, low effort

Cons: requires outdoor garden space

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Feed it (Vermicomposting)

Pros: fastest method, no smell

Cons: requires regular care, limited availability of worms in Hong Kong, limitations (e.g., no citrus, garlic, onions)

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Pile it up

Pros: no equipment, low cost, low effort

Cons: requires outdoor space, takes time

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Ferment it (Bokashi)

Pros: use indoor, takes meat and dairy, ferments quickly

Cons: needs outdoor space to bury end-result to turn into soil

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Turn it

Pros: breaks down faster, low cost

Cons: requires equipment and regular maintenance, requires outdoor space

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Dehydrate it (Smart Cara)

Pros: low effort, fast, quiet, no restrictions, use indoors, no smell

Cons: high cost, requires electricity, needs outdoor space to bury end-result to turn into soil

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