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 dry carbon.
If you stop the cycle after 1.5 hours, the resulting waste would still be a bit damp and you can add it to your Subpod as you would food waste, only in a smaller volume.
This will also save power (a full cara cycle takes 1kW so you'd only use 500W) and avoid the need of having to add moisture back to the food waste before you put it into the Subpod.
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Can I compost even more than 30 liters per week in Subpod?
The Subpod team installed Subpod prototypes in Santos, Byron Bay. Santos is an organic wholefoods store and cafe that produces a lot of food scraps every week. The prototypes have been installed in the garden out the front of the cafe. Happy ...