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A text book start for the HOTBIN

The Compost Woman, who knows an awful lot about composting, reviews the HOTBIN! And I’m pleased to announce she has had a text book start as she has already reached 60C! http://www.the-compostbin.com/2012/07/hotbin-trial-day-1.html She started with an very full HOTBIN having plenty of material available for her base layer.

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How to compost ALL food waste

Below we explain how to Compost ALL domestic food waste  (i.e. at home, in a garden, or via backyard composting). Why do we need this blog? Surely food waste is just like other waste for composting – we just add it to the compost heap and it breaks down? What’s ...

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The HOTBIN composting the whole takeaway!

COMPOSTING ‘VEGWARE’ ™ & BIODEGRADABLE BAGS AND CONTAINERS IN THE HOTBIN The HOTBIN was developed to compost all food, garden and grass in the home and garden. We were contacted by Lucy Frankel at the foodwastenetwork.org.uk who is building a food waste network www.foodwastenetwork.org.uk to help commercial business do more to divert ...

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Who Does What in the Compost Heap – the Decomposers

There are many different forms of life active within a compost heap. Below is a quick overview of who is living in your compost heap and what they are doing. There are chemical decomposers: Micro organisms such as bacteria, fungi, and actinomycetes.  These account for most of the decomposition that takes place ...

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You can compost for nothing ( zero pounds / dollars) by piling your garden and food waste up in a corner. How do you decide whether to pay 20, 60, 185 or even 900 pounds (yes really!) for a compost bin? You ‘justify’ the cash by convincing yourself of the ...

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