I am one of the lucky ones who grew up in a family that made compost. That meant that it was a no-brainer to continue to make compost when I set up my own household. My parents did it to improve the soil in the vast backyard vegie garden that they kept. I do the same but I also do it knowing that the alternative - to send my kitchen scraps to landfill - is a huge no-no in terms of my negative environmental impact.
Homemade compost is brimming with helpful soil micro-life which helps make your garden soil biologically active. Healthy soil = Healthy plants!
Make some quickly with my Fast Compost method
Given that many households now don't have access to a large, or even a small garden, wanting to have a positive environmental impact by recycling kitchen waste is still not out of reach. It might not be the traditional compost, but there are alternatives for smaller spaces.
In the links to this page, you will find