Got a smell in your compost you want to identify? Here’s a table from the EPA(NSW) Environmental Guidelines: Composting and Related Organics Processing Guidelines to help you out.
In the first week we collected 351.5kgs of food waste from 3 cafes and mixed it with 198kgs of leaves from the school grounds. This is all slowly heating up. 45degreesC at last check. Using the calculator at Watch My Waste that 351.5kgs of food waste becomes 667.85 of CO2 saved. And time taken? ARead more about First Week Figures[…]
So the compost pile is growing. Picking up from three cafes in the area takes about 30minutes a day. Popping that waste into the compost and then covering it with leaves takes another 30 minutes as I’m measuring and weighing everything that goes in. I’m collecting all of the waste from one cafe. Sorting thisRead more about Week One[…]
The Super Keen Composters Club is now live. This site will be added to over the coming weeks. Register your interest. Stay in touch. Tell us what you love about composting (whether you do it yourself or not!)