How much citrus peel can I compost in Subpod?
4-5 fruit peels per week are no problem once your system is fully functioning after about 3 months of feeding. Best to cut the peels into at least 4 pieces to compost faster.
The worms can move to the other side of the Subpod if they don’t like the citrus peel you put in.
How much CO2 (carbon dioxide) do I keep out of the air by using the Subpod?
Once your Subpod is fully up and running and you are adding 15 kg of organic waste per week, after 1 year (52 weeks), you have composted 780 kg of food waste! In a landfill, that food would have generated a lot of methane which is at least 25X more ...
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 ...
Can I compost peach and cherry pits?
While peach and cherry pits will not harm anything in your system they will take much longer to break down, and you will find that the rest of your compost would be ready before the pits. They will be fine to add to your Subpod as they won't fill up ...
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 ...