No matter how small you think your garbage disposal may be in the world of hot political debate. However, it’s time to address an issue that doesn’t have the flash that global warming has, but that still warrants a topic of debate.
Should we send all compostable foods down our garbage disposal, sending it to our water treatment plants?
“Should we think compost pile first, and dump any food that is biodegradable out in the back yard?
It is said that if you stick with your garbage disposal, than over time, the volume of food waste can become too high over time. The treatment plants may not be able to handle or have the resources to extract the food nutrients coming their way.
The detractors also state that running so many garbage disposals is using up electrical resources, and in turn, actually hurting our environment, more than helping it.
Well what is our second option? The more “American” way of doing things?
Take every little piece of our trash that doesn’t head to recycling or down the disposal. And bring it to a big heaping pile of garbage.
Sooner or later dumping isn’t going to be there and then what? Dig another hole perhaps?
Compost, Compost, Compost
The compost pile… You know that big ole pile of grass cuttings, old vegetables and fruits, garden snippets,, and everything else that will one day decomposed into the earth to create a, beautiful flower?
Anyways, the compost pile is the most cost effective way that we can dispose of our biodegradable trash. Compost piles make us create our own individual piles of garbage, instead of one massive one that is filled with god knows what.
Having our pile in our backyard gives each of us the responsibility and the knowledge to toss anything that we can into it.
The problem is a lot of us living in a home that doesn’t have the backyard to do this, we live to close to our neighbors, in an apartment complex, or like the mass majority of our population, we don’t care.
Well, it may not effect you just yet, but sooner rather than later our landfills are going to be full, and the location for another one is going to be a very difficult place to find, with new government regulations popping up along with environmentalists that are sharpening up their picket signs.
Choose compost or a garbage disposal to play your part, those two put together will still maintain convenience for you and while you do it, you will be moving us towards a more “green” way out of life.
Garbage Disposals Play Their Part
Now if you choose to use a garbage disposal from Sink Waste Care, which we highly suggest you do. Than you are choosing to have the convenience of your disposal right there in your sink, where your doing your dirty dishes, cooking up your meals, and disposing of more food waste than anywhere else in your home.
By a flip of a switch, you are grinding all your waste into next to nothing. Sure you may use a few extra units of electricity but it definitely beats the amount of diesel gas emissions our garbage trucks make, and it definitely beats walking out of our warms homes and dumping our waste into a pile outside.
A pile that over time will begin to smell worse than our kitchen sinks might, and well…a compost pile is basically bringing the landfill straight to our back yard, isn’t it?