Compost Zodiac

What kind of composter are you?

By Scott Meyer and Beth Huxta


compostingThe Worrier

Profile: You imagine disease-carrying animals tearing through your pile and destroying it.

Advice: "A compost pile may attract moles, voles, and snakes, but these critters won't ruin the pile," Shell says. If you worry about dogs, raccoons, or rats, use an enclosed compost tumbler.

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