Detailed HotBin FAQs

Tuesday, 4 February 2014  |  HOTBIN Composting

You can compost grass and lawn cuttings in the HOTBIN. We recommend adding bulking agent to the HOTBIN when you add large quantities of grass.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013  |  HOTBIN Composting

You should only consider moving your HOTBIN Composter when it is Empty other wise you may cause damage.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013  |  HOTBIN Composting

The appearance of compost varies. We have put together 6 ways you can analyse your compost.

Thursday, 18 April 2013  |  HOTBIN Composting

To hot compost in the UK and with relatively small amounts of waste, you will need an insulated compost bin.

Saturday, 16 March 2013  |  HOTBIN Composting

If you have leachate leaking from the base of your HOTBIN, it is a sign that your waste is 'too wet'.

Thursday, 12 April 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

Yes, you can use your HOTBIN in a greenhouse, however, for those wanting to use it as a heat source, it will only produce a small amount of heat.

Friday, 27 January 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

Obviously different types of waste composts faster than others, this post looks at wood and paper based materials and shows how long things take to decompose.

Monday, 23 January 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

It is not essential to stir, rake or shred waste. However small pieces of waste will decompose quicker.

Monday, 23 January 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

Humus found in compost is fundamentally important in soil structure and fertility.

Saturday, 14 January 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

Composting breaks down garden, food and other organic waste into a dark, mineral and nutrient rich material you can mix into you soil to help your garden flourish.


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