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Kitchen Waste

Sunday, 10 June 2012 18:28

There's always some leftovers or scraps that come out of the kitchen. This should never be put in the trash. It all acts as a food to something else, whether pigs, rabbits, fish, worms, BSF or even your compost pile.

Published in Kichen scraps

Viscera etc.

Sunday, 10 June 2012 18:28

The waste you'll inevitably get from butchering an animal is an invaluable additive to other animals' diet. It can be composted, but why do so when it is so nutritious as a feed.

Published in Slaughter Waste

Fly Control

Tuesday, 24 April 2012 20:34

If you have manure on your property, sooner or later there will be flies. They are one of the most irritating insects (besides mosquitoes) if you let them have their way. There are however many ways to control, and even use, them.

Published in Manure

Solar Air Vent

Monday, 23 April 2012 22:56

If you are building your bathroom from scratch, you can easily install a solar air vent from the toilet to the outside. The sun will do the work of an extractor fan.

Published in Humanure

Humanure in General

Monday, 23 April 2012 17:05

Human manure composts just as well as animal manure. It is a valuable commodity, not something to be flushed away with clean water.

Published in Humanure

Composting Toilet

Monday, 23 April 2012 17:05

Making your own composting toilet is easy, elegant and requires no plumbing. You can design it however you like, so long as it remains practical.

Published in Humanure

Methane

Wednesday, 02 July 2008 00:00

You can make methane, or biogas, at home by adding human and animal manure into a methane digester. The gas can be used for heating, cooking or any other way in which you would use propane.

Published in Manure

Paper

Wednesday, 02 July 2008 00:00

Paper should never be thrown in the trash. It is organic and can safely be burned, composted, or shredded and reused.

Published in Paper and Cardboard

Composting

Wednesday, 02 July 2008 00:00

Everything that has ever lived or will live is a product and source of compost. It is a never ending cycle that can be very advantageous to the self-sustainable homestead.

Published in Manure

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