HOTBIN FAQs

Get the answers to the most popular composting questions.

Getting Started & Troubleshooting?

Welcome to HOTBIN composting

Find out what's involved - Download our User and Quick Start Guides for an easy set up.

Work your way through our Check List - Get your HOTBIN up to 140°F in no time!

There are a couple of different ways to start your HOTBIN. Find out which method suits you.

Does your household generate enough waste to satisfy your HOTBIN. See what we suggest.

Water leaking from the mesh plate, putrid odor, 86°F but not 140°F.

Find out the how hot composting works. Keep your bacteria happy!

Find out the benefits of hot versus cold composting and how they vary.

What are the most important features when shopping for a compost bin?

Getting your HOTBIN started in Autumn and Winter. 

About HOTBIN Leachate Collection System

With HOTBIN, you do not need to turn or tumble to compost.

Yes you can! Here are some precautions to take in account.

Late Summer, Early Autumn, What is Available to Compost from your Garden?
Late summer and Early Autumn are great times of the year to find plenty of compost-able material in the garden.