27. Compost Food Scraps

Composting food always seemed a little forced. Food composts or decomposes au natural, or so the thinking goes. Therefore, why ‘get in the way’ or ‘Impose’ on nature’s natural process?. So instead of dealing with ‘Imposer Syndrome,’ not composting food scraps could lead to ‘Composter Syndrome – the belief that you’re someone else and that someone else believes composting doesn’t need human intervention. Alas, it does, because landfill-based food decomposing creates methane, and ‘me thanes’ it’s no bueno.


To help you Compost Food Scraps, here’s a simple 2-step process:


1) Eat all your food


2) Compost what you don’t


Your Future You will be richly rewarded for your efforts, not only for eating all your food (reducing waste) but for replenishing the environment of food scrap nutrients. And your Future You will also save money on Therapy bills, not trying to overcome its Composter Syndrome tendencies.

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This series is focused on Simple Sustainable Actions - based on Stephane Omsanski’s article in Parade from 2021.


  1. Compost food scraps.

When an organic matter that biodegrades—such as food—is thrown out in the trash, it doesn't exactly just break down on its own. In the wrong environment for it to break down naturally, most trashed food scraps just sit in the landfill where they emit methane—which, arguably, is a more harmful greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, even.