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Tell us a bit about yourself. My name’s Molly, I’m 16 and I’m a keen outdoorsy girl. I have a passion for the ocean and the environment. I love spending time in it, on it and near it whenever I have the chance. Which composting methods do you use? We have two types of composting

  Tell us a bit about yourself. My Name is Jazz, i’m 25 years of age and currently an outdoor instructor. My partner Matt and I have brought land in Hokitika and using the next two years in Auckland to earn money and educate ourselves on how to live an off-grid, sustainable lifestyle before we

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a commercial property manager who works for a NZX listed property fund. I live with my wife Kate and we’ve recently brought our first home together in Northcote. Which composting methods do you use? I use a mixture of horse manure, sourced from the local Chelsea Pony Club

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a primary school teacher. When did you start composting? Started composting a couple years ago. I was back up home in Te Tai Tokerau, and there just happened to be a compost bin. Why do you do it? I compost to cut down on the waste that will

  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a Project Coordinator and I’m interested in empowering women and local communities. I love watching anything on Netflix and venting about the experiences of women from minority backgrounds on the internet. When did you start composting? I started actively composting myself at the beginning of 2016 when

  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m in Year 5 at a green gold enviro school. When did you start composting? When I was 3 and going to Pigeon Mountain Kindergarten, I got involved in their worm farm and was soon in charge of feeding the worms. I was also interested in their waste

Gerrie has been composting for over 30 years and it would be difficult to imagine a more down-to-earth approach than hers. Living alone in Glenfield she doesn’t accept that composting becomes too hard as you get older. Instead she says “you have to adapt”. Gerrie uses a system of three round plastic compost bins, plus

Michele and her partner live on the top floor of an apartment block in Mount Eden. With no garden or outdoor space it’s not an obvious place to find a worm farm, but for the past fifteen years Michele has been happily composting all their food waste in her worm farm in the laundry and

Soriya is a busy mum with three boys aged 2, 4 and 5. The family moved to a house in Forrest Hill on the North Shore a year ago, and have been enjoying using the products of their compost bins and worm farm on their garden for the first time. Soriya has taught her three

Darren, his partner and their two-year-old live in a rental property in Birkenhead. He has worked with the landlords to set up an urban garden with full composting facilities that is nothing short of amazing. In fact they even process some of the food waste from a nearby café. And whilst Darren’s natural talents for