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Compost toilets in the UK: buying a commercial loo

Compost toilets in the UK: buying a commercial loo

Composting toilets are less fuss, less of a fright, and less expensive to install than you might think.
Compost toilets in the UK: introduction

Compost toilets in the UK: introduction

An introduction to compost loos, which are set to become more popular as the cost of mains water rises.
Leaf mould: making leafmould compost

Leaf mould: making leafmould compost

Leaf mould compost makes a great low-nutrient soil improver or mulch, and is hardly any effort.
What to do with compost: making your own potting soil mix

What to do with compost: making your own potting soil mix

Home made compost is too rich and heavy for potting up plants and seedlings, but you can blend it to make an ideal potting compost.
Compost bins compared: which type is best for you?

Compost bins compared: which type is best for you?

Choosing a composter needn't be confusing! Popular bin types compared.
Making compost: getting the mix right

Making compost: getting the mix right

The balance of 'browns' to 'greens' is important for making good compost, however you make it.
Compost: What sort of composter are you?

Compost: What sort of composter are you?

Is compost a means... or an end?
Can compost be truly organic? Part 3

Can compost be truly organic? Part 3

Why so-called ‘organic’ composts are nothing of the sort - despite what they may say on the bag.
Can compost be truly organic? Part 2

Can compost be truly organic? Part 2

So - are the contents of that bag of 'organic' compost really organic? This should give you a pretty good idea...
Can compost be truly organic? Part 1

Can compost be truly organic? Part 1

A bag of organic compost - or is it? The contents may surprise you.
How to make a tyre stack compost bin

How to make a tyre stack compost bin

A simple tyre stack worm bin is rat-proof and entirely free to make, and will eat food waste which can’t go on a regular compost heap.
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