Create a compost

Make a compost bin at home with tips from the Nat Geo Kids book This Book Stinks!: Gross Garbage, Rotten Rubbish, and the Science of Trash by Sarah Wassner Flynn.

Don’t let those food scraps slide into your trash can! Food composting lowers your carbon footprint by reducing methane emissions from landfills. Plus, you’ll create a special fertilizer that will help your garden grow. Here’s how to create your own composting bin at home.