Detailed HotBin FAQs

Monday, 5 March 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Did you know some tea bags contain plastic? With this in mind can the humble tea bag be composted? Should we be composting them and if so how?

Friday, 23 February 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

The Kick Start bottle is like a hot water bottle for the HOTBIN! It can be used when starting the HOTBIN in the cold or following a holiday where the HOTBIN has cooled down. This article covers how to use it effectively.

Thursday, 15 February 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Commercial accelerators are not required in the HOTBIN so save your money. It's more important to keep composting bacteria happy.

Tuesday, 9 January 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

We recommend adding a minimum of 5 kg and a maximum of 5 kg every other day to your HOTBIN.

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

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 July 2015  |  HOTBIN Composting

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

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.

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