How To Dispose of Toxic Household Waste In Your Own Backyard?

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We've had several questions from readers asking how to dispose of their own trash in their backyard. Personally, I don't really know, and I haven't read anything that addresses this question. I compost magazines and newspapers, because I feel my backyard can withstand the toxins in those items. This practice is also recommended by Stu Campbell, author of Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting. But say there were no municipal waste facilities to take household waste — what would you do? Are there are any tricks to disposing of metals, plastics and other household waste?

How To Dispose of Toxic Household Waste In Your Own Backyard?
We've had several questions from readers asking how to dispose of their own trash in their backyard. Personally, I don't really know, and I haven't read anything that addresses this question. I compost magazines and newspapers, because I feel my