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Getting started

  • Sprinkle a layer of Compost-Zing in the base of your bucket (1 tablespoon).
  • Add a layer of food and remember to break it into small pieces. Once you have a layer of about 3cm, add another handful of Compost-Zing. More may be used in summer than winter.
  • Push layer down gently to remove any air, as this is an anaerobic process (a potato masher is ideal).
  • It is best to minimise opening the bucket to avoid excess air.
  • Close the bucket lid tightly. This can be easily removed by pressing down on the centre of the lid.
  • Drain any liquid that forms at the bottom of the bucket every 3 - 4 days. Dilute as required.
  • When bucket is full, close lid and keep in a warm place for about 10 -14 days.
  • When the food waste smells like pickles, it is ready to be buried in the garden.
  • Plants can be put directly into the soil after 10 days.

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