Decomposers play an important role in ecosystems. They break down dead or decaying plant and animal material so that nutrients can be “recycled”. An excellent way to utilize decomposition in our own backyard is by composting. In at least 500 words and using 3 (or more) credible sources, please answer the following questions:
- What factors are needed for the process of decomposition to take place?
- What is the process of composting?
- How could you utilize the process of decomposition and/or composting in your own life or community?
You may use the links below to help you get started. At least 2 out of your 3 required sources should be sources OTHER THAN these links or your textbook: