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03. Keeping it dry with paper

Following on from: Filling your bucket – important things to keep in mind So, back to the paper. A half-newspaper or so in the bottom of the bucket, and another wad in the top is normally sufficient to soak up the liquid from a…

Starting up with bokashi

Bokashi is actually really easy. But the first bucket or two you do often feels quite strange. It’s not natural for us to squirrel away food waste in a bucket in the kitchen, and we’re trained to think bacteria is risky and any rubbish…

Bokashi — Keep it dry and it won’t smell. Promise.

The trick to enjoying life with your Bokashi bin is to keep it dry in there. Honestly, it’s that simple. Yeah, you have to have an airtight bin and sprinkle on the bran regularly but if it smells in your bin chances are it’s…

Bio-bags. Dead easy and a great way to do Bokashi.

I keep talking about bio-bags. And to be honest I’m not completely sure what they’re called in different countries. But they are basically these — a roll of bags that work just like plastic bags but that are made from corn starch. Organic in…

Bokashi rules!

Well, I think it does! Bokashi is one of those few things in life that you know is really cool from the first second, then year after year just goes on convincing you even more. And I’m not alone. The world is full of…

Bokashi is hot in Edmonton!

Here’s one of the cutest little Bokashi guys I’ve seen for a while!! His name’s Dexter and you can read about him and his family’s Bokashi project here. They’ve just started up their bin as part of a cool project going on in Edmonton…

Kate’s Bokashi bucket

Bokashi buckets come in all shapes and sizes. They look different in every country, and wherever you go people are finding cool ways of making their own. I thought it would be fun to pick a few and do a little show-and-tell here —…

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