The Most Seattle of Hobbies for Quarantine: Fill Your Home With Rotting Food



"fertilize your own pants"!


It's "composting," Matt. "Compositing" is something graphic artists do.


Here in Seoul, the only garbage bags you can use are government-issued and sold by grocery and convenience stores. They're pretty expensive, especially for larger sizes. Gray ones are for noncompostables, and yellow for anything compostable. Putting food waste or recyclables in gray bags, or any other violations, can result in heavy fines (1 million KRW, or about $830.) They do spot checks and there are closed-circuit TV cameras everywhere, so people generally follow the rules.