Composting

This is a category description…

Using a Wormery to Compost Kitchen Waste

Using a Wormery to Compost Kitchen Waste

What is a Wormery? A wormery is a container  in which worms are housed in order to break down organic material such as food waste into high quality compost. Wormeries or “worm bins” are an excellent alternative to traditional composting as they are much more efficient, according to Lean Green Home, a wormery can produce…

5 Tips for Reducing Food Waste at Home

5 Tips for Reducing Food Waste at Home

Thursday the 29th of September 2020 marked the first ever International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. The goal of the day was to raise global awareness about the issue in the hopes that both public and private sectors will bolster their efforts to reduce food loss and waste. According to the UN Food…

Bokashi Compost Tea – DIY Natural Fertilizer

Bokashi Compost Tea – DIY Natural Fertilizer

Compost tea is an organic and natural alternative to chemical fertilizers. It essentially consists of aged compost steeped in water. Traditionally you would make compost tea by steeping aged compost in water in a brew bag for a number of hours. There are many different methods of making compost tea, however one of the simplest…