The answer is yes. Coffee grounds can be an excellent addition to your composting pile. Besides waking you up every morning, used coffee grounds can wake up your composting pile. How? Coffee grounds are rich in nitrogen, which provides the energy that bacteria needs to turn organic matter into compost. Coffee grounds small particle size greatly increases surface area. As more surface area is exposed, the decomposition process generates more heat, thus speeding up the composting cycle. Additionally, coffee grounds can be a safe substitute for nitrogen-rich manure in the compost pile per Cindy Wise, coordinator of the compost specialist...
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Composting is Good For Your Garden and your Health. We strive to build our own sanctuaries in our lives and with our ever changing world, we want to do what is best for our home: earth. The easiest, safest, and most reliable way to start caring for our mother earth, and continuing to build our sanctuaries, is by composting.
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HOTBIN Composter can get your composting heap working in as little as 3 days! Jeremy B.,, a HOTBIN customer says you can!
Jeremy B., has recently taken up gardening as a hobby, and the following is a testimonial of his HOTBIN experience, in his own words.
“Saturday to Tuesday is three days and the time it took to reach 140°F. I am impressed,” said Jeremy. “A traditional pile or bin might take a month or more to reach half that.”“To anyone considering a HOTBIN… go for it. The target temperatures might seem daunting, but they are easily achievable.”
I normally like to keep blog posts generic so the tips provided are applicable to all kinds of composting methods. However, this week, I feel I need to be more specific to customers using HOTBIN or a similar aerobic hot composters, where composting relies on bacteria breaking down waste as air (aerobic process) circulates throughout. Why Keeping a Balanced Composting Act is Critical For the above mentioned aerobic composting process to work and be efficient, there needs to be what I am going to call ‘The Composting Balancing Act ’ in the amount of food-waste, bulking agent (mulch) and paper added...