Composting with Black Soldier Flies Composting with Black Soldier Flies is way more efficient than many other methods of composting because you can feed them ALL kinds of biodegradable matter. When I began composting with Black Soldier Flies inside the Compot back in 2009 there was very little information available online.   Most people in Australia … Continue reading "Composting with Black Soldier Flies"

What Makes Good Compost?

What Makes Good Compost? What Makes Good Compost? Compost is the result of a successively staged natural oxidation process that transforms heterogeneous solid organic matter into a homogenous fine particle, called humus. But how do you know it is good? There are roughly 7 different elements required to make good compost:- Plenty of Organic Matter, … Continue reading "What Makes Good Compost?"

8 Methods of Composting

8 Methods of Composting 8 Methods of Composting is what I consider to be the most commonly used methods of composting for a business or home environment. If you have read 7 Composting Methods then this article is an update to that article.  I added Mechanical Composting as I think this is another very viable … Continue reading "8 Methods of Composting"
Pros & Cons of Tumbler Composting Tumbler systems require some of the composting elements listed in the 8 Composting Methods; especially a combination of carbon and nitrogen, air, water and vegetable scraps (optional). The pros and cons are intermingled because what might be a pro to one person is a con to someone else. This … Continue reading "Pros & Cons of Tumbler Composting"
Pros & Cons of EMO Composting This system requires only one of the composting elements listed in 8 Composting Methods; this is the addition of the EMO’s (Effective Micro-Organisms) and a closed method of composting. The pros and cons are intermingled because what might be a pro to one person is a con to someone … Continue reading "Pros & Cons of EMO Composting"