A few weeks ago, a flyer from Waste Management arrived in our mailbox, touting the joys of composting and did you know, you can put all those pesky food scraps and coffee grounds in the yard debris bin? For weekly pick up?
I did not not know. So, I got out a weird little bowl that I don't like and I dubbed it the composting bowl, with reminders to the family of what can go in it, and to dump it every day (maybe more, depending on the smell) and rinse the bowl out at night so it will be clean and not too gross.
It's not a unanimous family decision. It is a bit like having a garbage can on the counter, and yes, people have as good of aim for it as they do for the actual garbage can (less than 100% accurate) and I have not been super hardcore about it. I'm not sold on it myself.
But the reason I persevere is simple: the yard debris/compost bin is the best way I've ever found to dispose of pizza boxes.
The happiness at not clogging up the garbage can or trying to recycle the ungreased parts of the box, or our neighbors having no idea we've eaten pizza twice in a week (one night was all for the kids but the neighbors won't know that, all they will see is 6 boxes and think holy cow) is so worth the hassle of a compost bowl!