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Our YOLO Compost Tumbler is like a ‘gateway drug’. If you recycle your kitchen peelings and garden trimmings by composting, you are likely to support the 5 Rs of #zerowaste by Refusing what you don’t need, Reducing your general consumption,
Although you can start composting organic waste from your home at any time of year, autumn certainly ranks as the best season to start composting because of the abundance of carbon-rich materials in the form of crunchy, dry leaves. This
Bokashi is a popular method used to breakdown cooked food waste. It requires the addition of a bokashi bran – layering waste and then bran and then waste and then bran inside your container. The organic material is fermented by
Autumn is here! Love those leaves by doing something useful with them. Rake them, shred them and save ’em to use in your YOLO Compost Tumbler throughout the year as a carbon-rich material. No shredding machine? No problem! Use your
The next time you wonder just what to do with the drifts of autumn leaves in your garden and along the pavements of your neighbourhood, watch this humorous and informative 17-minute TED talk by Mike McGrath. The title “Everything You
Maintaining a healthy compost comes down to five basics. These include the ingredients that you put into your compost, the size of the material, moisture, temperature and air.
Newspaper and cardboard – as well as egg cartons – can be composted. They are ‘brown’, carbon-rich materials and they help to absorb moisture. But, not all papers are the same and some are bad for your compost.
Earthworms are synonymous with compost and you’ll find them in any compost heap. But, they are not needed for composting to happen. Bacteria are the key organisms responsible for the breakdown of plant matter.
You’ve no doubt heard of the back-breaking work involved in turning a compost heap using a pitchfork? That’s why we love the YOLO Compost Tumbler – there’s no heap to be turned.