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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

Tires

Monday, 23 April 2012 16:27

Everyone has old tires that are no longer viable for a vehicle, but don't throw them away. They can still serve the homestead well.

Published in Inorganic

Reusing Metal

Monday, 23 April 2012 15:14

As the price of metals has increased, so too has the value of metal junk. You can sell any old metal, but it is often more efficient if you can use it yourself.

Published in Inorganic

In General

Monday, 23 April 2012 15:14

If you can either prevent something from going into a landfill, or go and physically take something out of one, you are helping to reduce the enormous problem that waste has become.

Published in Inorganic

Glass

Monday, 23 April 2012 15:14

It is inefficient to recycle glass, as it uses so much energy. However, reusing it is practical. Glass is easy to sterilize and has many different uses.

Published in Inorganic
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