Which carbohydrates can the HOTBIN compost?

Monday, 3 February 2014  |  HOTBIN Composting

Many carbohydrates can be composted in the HOTBIN, including some which are not recommended for traditional cold composting bins. Below is a table showing whether the FAQ carbohydrate items can be composted in the HOTBIN and if so, at what rate they will decompose.

 

Carbohydrate Will it Decay Cold
Compost
HOTBIN compost Rate of decay in the HOTBIN Comments
Bread (stale and/or mouldy) Yes Not advised Yes Fast Break into chunks
Cakes and buns       Yes Not advised Yes Fast Break into chunks
Cereals (bran, oats) Yes Not advised Yes Fast  
Chips Yes Not advised Yes Fast  
Flour Yes Yes Yes Fast  
Pasta Yes Not advised Yes Fast Fast when cooked
Puddings Yes Not advised Yes Fast  
Rice (cooked) Yes Not advised Yes Fast Fast when cooked