Detailed HotBin FAQs

Thursday, 15 August 2019  |  HOTBIN Composting

The average vacuum cleaner sucks up a lot of waste, some compostable and some not. Should it be composted in the HOTBIN?

Thursday, 15 August 2019  |  HOTBIN Composting

Composting leachate is a dark brown liquid comprising of water and dissolved humic compounds. Leachate may leave the HOTBIN, but should not exceed a few mm a day.

Friday, 9 November 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Do you know the difference between something that is biodegradable and something that is compostable?

Thursday, 28 June 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Leaves can be composted in the HOTBIN, here we explore the best ways to compost them.

Thursday, 3 May 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Thatch is a normal occurrence on a lawn but management is key. Over time as new grass replaces old, dead grass starts to build up however can thatch and moss be composted in the HOTBIN.

Thursday, 19 April 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

More homes than ever are embracing log burners, so with wood ash on the rise can this be composted in the HOTBIN?

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.


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