Successful composting involves the right conditions; and while you can control certain factors by changing the type of waste matter you are adding, factors such as oxygen levels and temperature can be difficult to manage. The correct choice of composter can allow you to easily cater for this and help you to achieve composting success.
If climate and location are possible issues for you, an insulated composter is recommended to regulate temperatures in both hot and cold climates and locations.
Composters with adjustable air vents can also assist with oxygen control and those that are sealed and elevated can prevent rodents from attacking your compost, while allowing for a wider range of waste materials to be composted.
So, which composter is right for you? We breakdown some of the main elements worth considering before purchasing a composter, so that you can get the best out of your composter including materials, type and size.
Rotating Versus Fixed Composters
Both fixed and rotating composters are effective options for producing your own organic compost soil at home. However, several additional benefits of a rotating model outweigh fixed design models - offering you the best conditions and functionality.
Benefits of A Rotating Composter
- Fast Waste to Compost Time – The compost process time is reduced due to the ability to easily and thoroughly mix your compost.
- Pest Control – Rotating bins are totally sealed and off the ground so rodents and animals accessing your compost is not a concern
- Durability – Composters that are d
JK 5100 is an entirely new type of compost machine, with receptacles of recycled plastic and a unique mixing function. JK 5100 makes it easy and convenient for you to compost in your neighbourhood.
All the waste passes through the grinder before it reaches the process chamber, where the waste is treated and aired with a newly developed mixing technique. After approximately a fortnight, the mixing mechanism passes the material into the chamber to finalise the ripening process. The chamber for ripening is also equipped with a separate mixing function. For obtaining the best possible end product with perfect hygiene the composter has two chambers.
An important part of Vitality 4 Life is to develop producs that can be manufactured in a way that recognises the scarcity of our planets resources. In keeping with this vision, the JK 5100 receptacles are made of 100% recycled household plastic containers.
The JK 5100 is designed to meet high demands on availability and hygiene. The machine is easy to maintain. The chute for charging the food waste is placed conveniently for the user. The compost receptacles have inspection covers. The pure design facilitates the comprehension of the different steps of the composting process.
- Chute for charging food waste;
JK 5100 is a robust genuine construction, made of stainless steel an recycled plastic. All wearing parts are replaceable for optimal working life. The compost machine has a programmable unit, which can easily be adapted to the waste.
The waste from restaurants and other commercial food service establishments is estimated to be more than 76% organic and able to be turned into compost! A single restaurant, on average, disposes more than 50 tons of organic waste every year. This material, if kept out of landfill can be turned to compost.
With a capacity of up to 400L, the 'Restauranteur' Rotating Composter JK400 has the ability to accommodate up to 4 families, even a commercial restaurant!
Restaurants are also encouraged to use biodegradable food service containers that can be recycled with their food waste recycling.
The Restaurateur Composter comes with a High Stand that is perfect for people with back problems and is high enough to fit your wheelbarrow underneath, making it even easier to compost!
Composting at home for just one-year can save Global Warming gases equivalent to all the CO2 your washing machine produces in three months! Composting organic materials that have been diverted from landfill ultimately avoids the production of methane and leachate formulation in those landfills. Do your bit to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill and reduce the methane created in landfills and released into the atmosphere.
Watch as Your Garden Flourishes
Your compost is a nutrient-rich food product for your garden that will help improve soil structure, maintain moisture levels, prevent disease and keep your soil's PH balance at a steady level. Keeping your plants and flowers growing healthy and strong. The compost produced has everything that your flowers and plants need to grow; including nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and it will help buffer soils that are very acidic or alkaline. In short compost improves your soil's condition and your plants and flowers will flourish.
Could Composting be Easier?
The Big Pig Composter comes complete with a small rotation stand and wall mounts. An Optional High Stand is also available and is perfect for people with back problems and is high enough to fit your wheelbarrow underneath.
Around 60% of waste that is taken to landfill could be composted! This compost can then be used to fertilize lawns, plants, flowers and vegetables gardens. No Need for commercial Fertilizers and Pesticides! Enjoy the transformation of your household kitchen and garden waste into nutritious compost.
The Compost produced by the Big Pig is organic and full of the helpful bacteria that petroleum fertilizers don't have. Compost loosens soil so with the right compost you can do away with the idea of fertilizing completely.
Composting is a natural biological process where bacteria, fungi and other organisms decompose organic materials such as food wastes, leaves and grass clippings. Composting is an inexpensive, easy process that transforms your kitchen and garden waste into a valuable and nutrient rich food for your garden.
Composting Made EVEN Easier
An Optional High Stand is also available, perfect for people with back problems and is high enough to fit your wheelbarrow easily underneath, this also helps if you are unable to mount this Big Pig Composter to the wall.