When it comes to food scraps, it's pretty easy to just chuck them in your red bin to go to landfill. It's food scraps, right? It will break down on its own over time.
While you're correct, why not give your food scraps a purpose by using them to fertilize your garden.
Soak banana peels in water for a few days before using the liquid as a fertilizer.
Break down your egg shells and soak in vinegar. Use the liquid to fertilize your plants. Note: If you have a slug problem, break up your shells and scatter them around the affected plants - the slugs won't want to slither over the sharp edges!
Great to add to the compost pile.
Also great to add to the compost pile.
Simply save your (unsalted) pasta after cooking & water your plants with it
All of these things also make great compost. If you don't have a compost pile started, why not make one?