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Wheelie Hotbin

At the Wheelie Compost Bin workshop last Saturday we attempted to make a hot compost bin out of a wheelie bin and insulation boards that are used to insulate houses. First, a few ventilation / drainage holes were drilled near the bottom of the bin. Because a wheelie bin is not a simple shape it […]

Hotbin wins RHS Chelsea Garden Product o...

Permaculture Magazine have just reported that HOTBIN Composting has been awarded the RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year Award 2019 for the new HOTBIN Mini which has been designed and is manufactured in the UK. I recently purchased the standard HOTBIN and have been impressed by it, I use it to compost our food waste along […]

Hot Composting

By Janet in Headingley I’ve been ‘hot composting’ for nearly 2 years now since I moved to Leeds.  I use a Green Johanna hot composting system which uses the sun’s energy to speed up the composting process.  This means I can compost cooked and uncooked food waste as well as vegetable peelings and garden cuttings.  Since […]