The recent summer rains have been a treat! Remember that the lid of your YOLO is like a roof. When you’re done tumbling, finish with the lid at the top. This way, if it rains, water will run off the
By composting your organic waste, you’re already substantially reducing what you send to landfill – and you benefit from a steady supply of compost too. Plastics are a huge problem that I’ve been consciously working around for a few years.
I received a great question from Matt. “We put some off cuts of wild mushrooms into our YOLO last week and some worms have hatched and are now rolling around haha. Is this ok or should I do something?”
Before you go away, add more ‘brown’ carbon-rich materials to your YOLO Compost Tumbler. Rather leave it too dry (slower composting, less moisture) than too wet (rotting, smelly, wet).
While veggie and fruit trimmings and peelings can and should be composted, food waste – like veggies that have gone off and uneaten cooked food – is an unnecessary waste of money.
Most fruit waste, like orange peels, banana and papaya skins and apple cores, I toss straight into my YOLO. Watermelon is another thing entirely. Because it is so moisture rich, I leave the trimmings in the sun for a few
Braam received his YOLO Compost Tumbler at the end of August and he is eagerly looking forward to his first batch of compost. “We are very happy with our YOLOs. Our first batch of compost is about to reach
We are again exhibiting our YOLO Compost Tumblers at Decorex SA, which takes place at Gallagher Convention Centre from 8-12 August 2018.
After a high composting output this past summer, I feel like I’ve been hibernating through winter. Without grass cuttings, my volume of ‘green’ material has seemed dismal. I have supplemented my kitchen waste with that from my neighbour.
Pick ‘n Pay is introducing a ‘plastic’ bag made from starch and cellulose, which is meant to be compostable. I take my reusable bags with me but I’ll have to get one or two of these to try composting them