As the mercury drops, wood-burning heaters – like the classic kaggel – are getting fired up. You’ll be pleased to know that wood ash can be added to your YOLO Compost Tumbler.
Jeremy is having mixed success with his composting. His wife doesn’t always chop up the stuff that she drops into their YOLO Compost Tumbler – like tossing in a whole brinjal that went off. His children added some really big,
For any composting method, smaller pieces of material will mix better and breakdown faster. With the autumnal abundance of dry leaves at the moment, resist the temptation to just toss a bucketful into your YOLO Compost Tumbler. The leaves will
Every YOLO Compost Tumbler shell-full of compost will be different because of what you’re adding to the mix and the environmental influences.
Egg cartons are one of my favourite and readily accessible carbon-rich ‘browns’. They help to soak up moisture from ‘green’ kitchen cuttings. Smaller pieces incorporate better and don’t matt. Involve your children in your composting by getting them to tear
I’ve just learned about Bea Johnson and her Zero Waste Home website. She is currently in South Africa and she is giving a talk today (8 May) in Durban (13h00 – 17h00) and tomorrow (9 May) in Bryanston, JHB (18h00
The UK is struggling with massive volumes of food waste – and the situation is probably not much different here. “Economically, food waste costs households hundreds of pounds a year and causes increased disposal costs to local authorities, pushing up