Tom is an Environmental Engineer, Peter just got his BS in Environmental Science (shameless plug: he’s looking for work; anyone have any leads?), and Kat is an Environmental Studies major at UW. So it’s about time we did this – and thanks to Kat, we finally have!
We’ve recycled for years, but we’ve never composted – until now. This is the compostable waste generated JUST from my own breakfast this morning:
Pretty amazing, eh?!
Every few days that little under-the-sink compost bin will be dumped into this scary looking thing:
We’ll keep things steamy and organic and alive by turning the contents -- which includes yard waste, along with food remnants -- every few days. It should be fun!
Kat has been quite the project girl this weekend!
That wood represents the beginnings of her vegetable garden, to be located here…
and in which she’ll be planting all this:
But first, after an absolutely gorgeous Saturday during which, I swear, every Seattle-ite was playing outside, we have to contend with this:
Huge, exasperated, disappointed, frustrated SIGH! It’s been the coldest, wettest April on record in Seattle and we are all SO ready for Spring!