Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | HOTBIN Composting
The necessity of turning your compost is a highly debated topic that divides the experts. This short article explores whether turning is required in the HOTBIN and what exactly the pros and cons are of turning compost.
Tuesday, 4 April 2017 | HOTBIN Composting
Bulking agent creates air voids in waste to keep the HOTBIN composting aerobically. We look at whether sawdust can do the same job.
Friday, 8 May 2015 | HOTBIN Composting
Whatever sized container you are using to collect your waste, here is an easy wasy to understand the ratios and required measurements of bulking agent and shredded paper to add in addition your waste.
Thursday, 6 November 2014 | HOTBIN Composting
Households are becoming increasingly under pressure to reduce the amount of waste they send to landfill and to recycle more. Reduced frequency of waste collections have been introduced, bin sizes are being squeezed and food caddies becoming a familiar site in many kitchens as the councils ask us to collect and leave out our food waste for recycling.
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 | HOTBIN Composting
Guide to chopping and shredding waste before adding to your HOTBIN
Friday, 7 February 2014 | HOTBIN Composting
Hot composting produces rich organic compost quickly. With hot composting, you can compost nearly all domestic food waste as well as all of your garden waste.
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.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 | HOTBIN Composting
How hot is too hot...we say above 70°c is too hot
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 | HOTBIN Composting
There are three distinct temperature zones within the HOTBIN. Have a look at our temperature zone chart.
Monday, 14 January 2013 | HOTBIN Composting
We recommend that any bulking agent you use is made up of a variety of different particle sizes.