How to Build a Compost Bin

December 2, 2008 at 6:58 am

With the population of eco-friendly people on the rise, the simple compost bin has caught everybody’s attention. A simple apparatus, helps you convert your daily rubbish into rich and valuable manure. Every gardener’s delight! Let us see how to build a compost bin in the following simple steps: You will need a simple plastic pail / bin with a tight fitting lid. The height and capacity of the bin depends on the amount of compost you are planning to put in. Recycle any pail/bin lying around and drill some holes at the bottom of the pail for aeration. Drill some holes on the lid too. Place some newspapers at the bottom to cover the holes, before you start adding the waste. Make sure you keep this bin in a shady area to avoid too much sun or rain. Keep it in your backyard, if you have one or on the [...]