Below are a number of questions and answers. Use the links below to navigate to the question you have:
I don't have a garden or any outdoor space. Can I compost indoors?
Does composting reduce the amount of greenhouse gasses released compared to landfill?
I wish to buy a compost bin made from recycled materials, how long are they expected to last?
How do you calculate the size of compost bin to suit you best?
My compost bin will have to be placed on hard paving. What do you suggest?
Most of our kitchen waste is vegetable peelings, meat, bones and fish. What system would you recommend in a small garden?
I do not have a garden to house a compost bin. What alternative do I have to recycle my kitchen waste?
I would love to compost my household waste but only have a very small decked area. Is there any way that I can use a compost bin?
Can I use an old rubbish bin as a compost bin?
I haven't started composting yet and was just wondering if there were any reported health risks associated with it. I've heard about a possible link between composting and aspergillosis?
I only have kitchen waste to compost. What is my best option?
Do compost bins attract rats?
I would like to start composting, but I'm worried about attracting foxes to my garden. Is this likely?
I am looking to add a compost bin to my Bokashi system. As the Bokashi system is anaerobic, will the contents be safe to put in an aerated compost bin?
Should I compost all kitchen waste or limit my composting to garden waste?
Where can I buy composting accessories?
We explain some of the best ways to use compost around your garden.
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