27. Composting

Ron was excited to show his wife Debbie he had bought at the home improvement store. , however, was not impressed when she saw the , black plastic bin. She thought it was a can. "We have a garbage can already. Why you get another one?" Debbie asked. She seemed .

Ron explained that it was not a garbage . It was a compost bin. Ron explained that compost bin was a place where they could any organic waste, like fallen leaves, grass clippings, fruit and vegetable peels. "Why can't we just that in the trash?" Debbie asked. She really 't want extra work for herself.` Ron explained that was good for the environment. About 30% of the garbage in the United States is made of waste from food and yards. Not only they produce less garbage, they would also make , which was rich soil. It would help Debbie's . She could have the beautiful garden she always of. Ron explained that little by little inside bin, the food scraps and green waste would a pile. The pile would naturally break down.

" are we keeping this pile?" Debbie asked. Ron the bin would go in the back yard. wasn't convinced. She was worried about rats and . Ron explained that as long as they didn't any meat scraps or oily items in the bin, then rats wouldn't be a problem. Roaches, , were a natural part of the materials breaking .

Ron was especially excited about what he bought put in the compost bin. He pulled out small box and gave it to Debbie. She it and screamed before dropping the box on floor. The box was filled with worms.