Composting has many benefits and many virtues, which is why it is becoming continually more popular in the united states and around the world. It is sustainable and environmentally friendly, a wonderful activity that can connect people, and especially children, with nature and the life cycle. But sometimes its, well, stinky! Compost odors present in indoor compost bins are especially irritating, but outdoor compost odors are no picnic either. In this article, we will look at several of the common problems that produce nasty odors in compost bins, both indoors and outdoors, and make some suggestions as to how to achieve the Odorless Compost Bin!