Try one of the simplest composting techniques for disposing of food waste and pet feces — a soil ingestor, an anaerobic composting system you can build yourself.
We cannot allow our waste to lay where it falls as it does in Nature, so we use “composting” to intentionally decompose waste into fertilizer for healthy soil.
The success of your compost pile or bin depends on its ingredients. Refer to this comprehensive list of what’s right and what’s wrong for your composting needs.
Even if it seems like something SHOULD be compostable, do your research and use basic common sense to be certain you do not poison the pile.
Only in the past century have chemicals replaced compost as the fertilizer of choice since primitive farming practices began thousands of years ago.
Learn why, when and how to turn your hot compost pile to maintain optimal air and water content for production of the aerobic bacteria your pile needs.
Learn how to build a hot batch in a rotating compost tumbler, including ideal location, organic waste contents, moisture level and turning frequency.
Home composting is going mainstream through streamlined grub composting bins for simple organic waste management to save money, nourish plants and educate kids.