How Can I Compost Without a Garden or Balcony?

How Can I Compost Without a Garden or Balcony?

Cambria Bold
Jun 4, 2010

Q: I'm a college student, and I'm living in an apartment on campus. I want to compost my fruits, vegetables, and tea bags in my apartment but I do not know how to start. Unfortunately, my apartment does not have a garden or a balcony, but I have several indoor plants. How do you start composting in an apartment without a garden or a balcony?

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Editor: Mia, you are not alone! This is a common problem, for college students and urban dwellers alike. Fortunately, we have written a lot about this already and received great tips from readers in similar situations. One thing you could do is start your own indoor worm composting system. (It's easier than it sounds!) Check out these posts for more:

How To Start a Home Worm Composting System
Good Question: Composting Without a Yard?
Small Space Composting Solutions
Urban Composting

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