Detailed HotBin FAQs

Tuesday, 4 August 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

It is normal for the holes in the internal base plate to be filled with compost. They do not need to be cleared for the HOTBIN to work efficiently.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

Do you think your HOTBIN is getting too hot? We cover hot HOTBINs and questions surrounding compost combustion.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

The term fungi includes moulds and yeasts, and many types of fungi are responsible for helping the decomposition of waste within a compost pile.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

Should peat be banned? Understand peat and why the UK is seeking to ban its use in the horticulture industry.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

Compost various weeds from dandelions and buttercups to horsetail and ground elder in the HOTBIN. Just make sure you are hot composting first to ensure the weed seeds are killed off.

Thursday, 9 April 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

Are you off on your holidays and worried what state you will find your HOTBIN in on your return? Worry no more as we tell you how to manage your bin before and after your holiday.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

Although an uncommon issue, discover why you might see flies near the HOTBIN. Eliminate flies and maggots by understanding the types of fly, how they may get into the occasional HOTBIN and discover ways to get rid of them once and for all.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014  |  HOTBIN Composting

The HOTBIN is designed to work using aerobic bacteria i.e. bacteria that use oxygen to decompose the waste to carbon dioxide and water. When your bin goes anaerobic, all the oxygen has been used up and is not being replaced so the anaerobic bacteria (those that do not need oxygen) take over.

Thursday, 4 September 2014  |  HOTBIN Composting

In the HOTBIN we seek to compost all food wastes - this if often very soft/wet - so it is essential to add bulking agent.

Friday, 4 July 2014  |  HOTBIN Composting

Everything you needed to know about finding wriggly worms in your HOTBIN.


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