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Aerobic Composter Vs. Anaerobic Composter… Which One is Better?

Let’s start with the bottom line… Regardless of being hot or cold, insulated or not, bacteria needs oxygen to do its job effectively.

The Process

This fact makes aerobic composters more efficient, as they provide oxygen to the composting process, shortening the composting cycle and producing compost much faster than an anaerobic composter. Furthermore, and for the same reason, an aerobic container can take more types of food scrap that are not compostable in an anaerobic composter.

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The latest HOTBIN Composting Newsletter is out with Secrets of Hot Composting, Chopping Waste, Bulking Agent and many other Tips for composters.

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Switzerland’s Schweizer Garten magazine, one of the largest and oldest of the region reviewed a few composters and favored HOTBIN as being “easy to use, effective and producing great compost and liquid fertilizer. The writer concludes that HOTBIN’s recyclability of cooked food scraps, lawn clippings , small branches and twigs, is certainly a big plus.”

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Food waste composting, Hot Composting, HOTBIN Composting, Winter composting -

One customer offers her unscripted opinion on the excessive food-waste many of us are experiencing now that families are spending more time eating at home. In the era of covid-19 we are finding ourselves in the confines of our home offices with more time on our hands to do things we never got to, and notice things that were never visible to our busy eyes. One of the first things I noticed, was an increase in the amount of household kitchen waste being generated, and the need for more garbage bags, more walks to our garbage bins and the need for a...

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For many, Winter seems to lack an obvious supply of compostable garden waste, and kitchen peelings take center stage for the compost bin.  If you are struggling to keep your HOTBIN fed and operating between 104-140°F (40-60°C) during the winter months, there may be some hidden waste types lurking in your garden that you may not have thought about composting.

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