At the Hobsonville Point Community Composting Hub, a web of Aucklanders, worms, microbes and kitchen scraps work in synergy to make compost, reports The Spinoff. The scheme is not just good for the planet, but good for the community too. Food and organic waste accounts for around 9% of New Zealand’s biogenic methane emissions and 4% of our total greenhouse gas emissions. But when processed correctly, they can be a treasure.