Celebrate Learn About Composting Day May 24, 2020 Email Do you wish there was an easy way to turn your food scraps into something more sustainable rather than throwing them away? Composting is a fantastic way to save food scraps, yard waste and other organics from going to the landfill while reducing your carbon footprint. The practice of composting helps to: Reduce methane emissions from landfills. Reduce the need for harsh chemicals and pesticides. Create healthy soil for growing food and flowers. You can make a big difference by keeping organics out of the garbage! Celebrate Learn About Composting Day by learning about everything that you can put in your green waste bin.