Compost

Revitalizing your earth

Car tyre compost bin – How to make one

Your 'Car Tyre Compost Bin'. Share your photos here 1. One way I like to make my precious dark compost for potting my vegetable plants is by using a car tyre compost heap. It produces rich dark compost with no fuss. Send me a photo Make a car tire compost bin. Send a...

Composting toilet further reading

“Waterless and composting toilets are niche technologies, marketed to “ultra-green” consumers and those living in remote locations. Indeed, the recycling of grey water, even for non-potable uses such as watering landscapes, is still controversial in...

How to use a composting toilet

The previous post showed you how to make a composting toilet. In this post I show you how to use and maintain it. How to use and maintain a composting toilet is simple and essential for it to work properly. Teach your family how to use it. Here are the few basic...

2 Step compost

2 steps: Kitchen scraps to rich black compost The 2-Step compost system. Once-A-Day empty your Kitchen Scrap Bucket into the Compost Bucket. Once-A-Week empty your Compost Bucket into the Compost Box. Children can do it One of the children’s jobs is to empty the...

Compost – How to make a compost bin

Used pallets can make excellent sides to a compost heap. The gaps between the slats let air in. The heap becomes very warm inside. I recommend having at least two compost bins. One active; the other for extracting mature compost. This is how to make a compost bin from...

How to make a composting toilet in 1 hour

I’ve improved the design of a composting toilet. This is now very simple and low cost. You can make one in an hour. There are only 4 items you need. You already have the toilet seat. It’s on your toilet. I used a power drill and a jig-saw to cut the hole...

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Frugal Abundance

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