Getting Started with HOTBIN

Wednesday, 5 February 2014  |  HOTBIN Composting

We recommend adding 30g of dry paper per 1 kg of food waste. As different kitchen waste caddies vary in capacity, we have put the most common sized caddies in a table with the amount of paper needed.

Wednesday, 5 February 2014  |  HOTBIN Composting

You can locate the HOTBIN on any flat surface. It can be placed in the sun or shade, on soil, grass, paving slabs, patios and even gravel.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013  |  HOTBIN Composting

If your thermometer has steamed up, follow our tips to get it back up and running!

Friday, 5 October 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

When the HOTBINs are dispatched, the valves are closed to prevent damage or loss in transit. When setting up your HOTBIN, remember to open the valve to 2mm.

Monday, 18 June 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

In the HOTBIN, water generated through the decomposition of water leaves the HOTBIN as steam.

Friday, 23 March 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

Here's a 7 step check list that will help if you're struggling to get your HOTBIN up to the recommended 40 to 60c.

Friday, 16 March 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

Maintain the right level of moisture to keep your HOTBIN firing on all cylinders. Find out what you can do to restore the balance if your waste is too wet.

Saturday, 4 February 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

We recommend that you do not add liquids to the HOTBIN. The addition of new waste should provide any additional moisture.

Monday, 9 January 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

You can start your HOTBIN at any time of the year. In winter, to get your HOTBIN hot composting, we recommend using a 'kick-start' water bottle.

Friday, 6 January 2012  |  HOTBIN Composting

Removing the compost from the HOTBIN is simple. Once you have removed the door, carefully rake out the compost and replace the door.


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