On July 23 we visited the lower east side ecology center to view their composting site to learn about composting. Composting is nature's process of recycling decomposed organic materials into a rich soil known as compost. This site takes peoples food waste and turns it into compost.
This truck travels around the neighbor hood to collect peoples food waste.
The first stage of composting to remove the water
This first step of composting is a very hot process.
Chole was telling us about how composting works and why she has a thermometer .