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Say 'Hello' - Introduce Yourself
New here? Tell us a bit about yourself, your interests and any past composting experiences.
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Using the HOTBIN
Getting your HOTBIN Started
Get a helping HOTBIN hand, advice for novice hot composters.
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Hot or Not
Composting at a cosy 60­°c or has your HOTBIN caught a cold? Share your secrets and slip-ups.
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Blocked ventilation
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Top Tips
Share your best HOTBIN Composting advice and suggestions.
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Will it HOT Compost?
Curious whether something will compost? Ask the question here.
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Bird seed?
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What are you Composting?
Your HOTBIN's favourite foods, what do you feed yours?
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Yoghurt in the hotbin?
Bulking Agent and Shredded Paper
Maintain good aeration and the right level of moisture.
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Making your own bulking agent
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Unconventional Composting
Experimental HOTBIN composting - Composting the strange and the bizarre!
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Cat food
HOTBIN Accessories
Taking your HOTBINs temperature, valves, straps, hatch and hot water bottles.
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The Results - Rate your Compost
Post a pic of your HOTBIN Compost - Harvesting your compost and compost quality.
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What’s gone wrong?
A place to meet and find local HOTBINERS in your area.
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I need a Hotbin champion
Composting Concerns
Fungi and Mould
Is it all just part of the natural composting eco-system?
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Mushrooms growing.
Worms, Bugs and Critters
The good the bad and the ugly.
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Staggering number of worms
Vermin and Other Pests
Got anything unwanted sniffing around your compost.
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Pesky Rodents
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What's That Smell?
Everything and anything whiff related?
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Last Post: Hot but wet
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Hot but wet
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Water, Moisture, Liquid and Leachate
Too wet or just right for a hot cup of compost tea.
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Using your HOTBIN compost and everything else that happens on your plot.
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In the Kitchen
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  • CitySnail
    Mushrooms growing.
    by CitySnail
    First time Hot bin composting and I fear I may have fluffed it up. There is quite a bit of life in the bottoms section. Have worms and what I assume is...
    Today, 07:12 AM
  • Org-Col
    Blocked ventilation
    by Org-Col
    I have had a HotBin Mk1 for several years and have just emptied it. It had about a year of kitchen waste; food prep waste not wasted food. It has worked...
    03-27-2020, 07:35 AM
  • MirandaP
    Bird seed?
    by MirandaP
    Hi all,

    I have a bag of bird seed that's way past it's 'use by' date. Can I put this in my hotbin? Does it need to have got to 'hot' temperature?...
    03-23-2020, 10:36 AM

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