Can I compost beer waste in the Subpod? I’m going to be brewing my own beer and there is leftover waste from hops, yeast and some liquids.
Yes, you can definitely compost your beer waste in the Subpod. It can be good worm food provided you pay attention to a couple of points.
- At the initial stage of making the wort; the hops and spent grain or residual malt extract can go in, just be sure to mix the hops and grain if used thoroughly with the worm bedding when adding so it is well distributed.
- Later when adding the lees after fermentation, this spent yeast is a great food for the worms.
- Finally, add only small amounts of liquid post-fermentation as this will be alcoholic which the worms won’t like in large quantities.
Can I compost waste from Smart Cara in the Subpod?
Yes, you can add waste from Smart Cara to the Subpod. There are however a few things to note when using your Smart Cara to generate waste for your Subpod: If you run the full cycle on Smart Cara, the resulting waste would be added to your Subpod as ...
How long does it take to turn waste into soil, compost and worm castings in a Subpod?
It will take around 17 to 22 weeks to convert waste to soil, compost and worm castings (for a full Subpod). It takes around five weeks for each level, and then once it gets to the third level you leave it to sit for two weeks. If you would like to ...
Can I compost grass clippings in Subpod?
Fresh grass clippings are similar in their makeup to food waste if we compare their carbon C, nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (Ph). Food waste averages 49.5% C, 3.8% N, and 0.51% Ph. Fresh grass is 44.9% C, 3.4% N, 0.2% Ph These percentages are so ...
What soil/compost/other materials do you recommend to go into the garden bed where the Subpod is going to be used. We will be growing vegetables.
If you are growing vegetables in your raised garden bed, it is worth using a premium grade of soil, not potting mix. Potting mix is designed to hold a lot of water, but for a raised garden bed, it is better to have well-draining soil. For example, ...
Can I compost meat in Subpod?
It is possible to compost meat in your Subpod after 4 months. Start composting with fruit and vegetables, and once your Subpod is strong, you will be able to slowly start adding meat to your Subpod. We will be adding information to our Subpod Grow ...