Cheat Your Wheelie Bin

grow-it-march-2013-cheat-your-wheelie-binMuch of what goes into our ‘wheelie’ bins can be transformed into food for your soil. In this 3-page article republished courtesy of Grow It! magazine (March 2013), I explain how you can cheat on both your bin and your local landfill site, and why worms can’t get enough of my old undies…

You can read the original 3-page article in PDF form here, or click on the image (left).

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One Response to Cheat Your Wheelie Bin

  1. emma says:

    You’re so right – there’s something hugely satisfying about going through the compost when potting up seedlings or whatever, and finding the non composted label of a shirt (or a pair of undies), knowing that the garment itself has rotten down with all the other ‘waste’ to make such lovely nutritious plant medium!
    Emma 🙂

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