|Project by Pat3||posted 02-15-2014 08:27 PM||3051 views||1 time favorited||11 comments|
After moving into our house in Oregon, we needed to build a set of compost bins to deal with all the yard waste we have on the property. Plus we dump all the appropriate kitchen scraps.
I plan on building a 3 bin system, but have only found the use for one bin so far.
I used 2×4 framing and lath screening to help with air flow and to keep the critters out:
I screwed the wood siding onto the frame to make it easier to remove the panels when it comes time to shift the pile into another bin:
Here is what I was using before the bin:
I also picked up a wood chipper to help reduce all the branches and leaves; I use that as a layer in btwn the food waste layers. Since we have so many flower beds on the property, the compost will eventually provide a great source of food/mulch.