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What Does The Best Compost Bin Look Like?



There are a lot of different ways to create a compost bin, but many claim there is a best compost bin for good reason. This is not so much a specific type or brand (or home made version) of compost bins, but rather a footprint of what the best should be, what it should contain, and how it should be engineered.

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For starters, you need to make sure that your compost bin contains at least 27 cubic feet of material (3x3x3x). This is the smallest size you can effectively use that will generate the appropriate levels of heat, which is a main ingredient in the "mix". You need to ensure that rodents can't penetrate the boundaries and get in there. They will take your compost and eat it, leaving you with less profit on your investment compost-wise.

It must be easy to add ingredients into, so if you have several different sizes of bio-matter, you should account for that in creating the door. You should put the compost into a container that is closed off completely, other than some air holes (we're dealing with living organisms here and the heat must vent off as well a bit). The only exception is the door, so you can put more waste in it. Make sure the door has a latch or a way to secure it tightly. Small animals like cats will try to pry open the door to get to the food inside. Make sure it's tamper proof.

Your container shouldn't be flat or hard to turn. Cylindrical is best because you will need to mix up the ingredients in much the same fashion people cook a pig or lamb over an open flame. You will be turning the compost bin and shaking things up inside. Think of it as providing travel for the organisms so they can more readily, quickly, and efficiently continue to get fresh food to consume and process into useful soil food.

Optimally, to continue with the "green" theme, a container made of renewable or recycled material is best. Avoid using pressure treated lumber. The reason is this material contains toxic chemicals used to treat the wood that will kill your compost organisms and further this could contaminate anything you use the compost in!

Air circulation is required. There are a lot of processes going on inside the composter and you will need to allow the smells to vent out to avoid suffocating the microbes and other detriments to the organisms.







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Outdoor Composting Right at Your Backyard!

By James W Shaw
Composting is typically seen as something that's set for the outdoors. But nonetheless, it is something that you can do inside the comforts of your own home as well. But if you're into doing it at a larger scale, then outdoor composting might just be the type your looking for.
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How To Make Compost Without a Compost Bin

By Mike D Walters
Compost is one of the most beneficial things that you can add to your garden. Also known as "black gold," compost is not soil itself, but is an amendment that you should add to your soil in order to increase the level of nutrients and beneficial bacteria. If you do not have space for a traditional compost bin or simply do not wish to have one, you can try this method of creating compost directly in your garden bed.
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By James W Shaw
There are a lot of things that can go wrong inside your bin, that may cause for your composting worms to climb out of it. But if you know how to take care and maintain their bin (and of course your nightcrawlers and/or red worms as well) the right way, then you'll know how to prevent possible bin problems, before things get really unpleasant.
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