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Why should I choose HOTBIN?
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Water leaking from the mesh plate, putrid odour, 30°c but not 60°c.
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Sunday, 27 January 2019  |  HOTBIN Composting

A good base layer provides the foundation of a healthy and happily working HOTBIN. Here are some hints on creating one.

Friday, 25 January 2019  |  HOTBIN Composting

Will a cold bin go anaerobic? What can you do if the HOTBIN temperature is dropping but you are lacking waste to add into the HOTBIN?

Friday, 7 December 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Here is why you need to keep adding bulking agent as we explain what it is and what role it plays in your compost heap.

Friday, 9 November 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

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

Friday, 9 November 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

As winter draws in the amount of available waste to compost starts to decline. Here is some help covering waste items you can continue to compost over the cooler period.

Thursday, 8 November 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

HOTBIN Composting collects Gold award for "Best Compost Making Product" at Glee 2018

Friday, 12 October 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

In a traditional heap carpet helps to lock in heat and stop the pile drying out. In a HOTBIN however it would do the opposite.

Friday, 7 September 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Looking for things to compost this Autumn? Here is a list of compostable items from your home and garden and advice on how to use your compost.

Thursday, 6 September 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

The HOTBIN lid will stay in place when fully opened to ease the feeding process of the HOTBIN.

Friday, 10 August 2018  |  HOTBIN Composting

Here are the top 5 common mistakes made when hot composting with the HOTBIN.

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