What is the capacity of the Subpod? How much food waste can Subpod process each week? How many Subpods do I need?
We have designed each Subpod to be used for up to 4 people. The processing capacity of the Subpods once they are up and running will be 30 litres/15 kilograms of organic waste per week.
At the start when you are getting your Subpod up and running, you will not be able to put that much organic waste in your Subpod.
You will need to let your new worms settle into their new home and build up their numbers before they will be able to eat 15 kgs of fruit and veggies a week.
Worms are also adaptable, so if your organic waste is reduced for whatever reasons they will adapt to their environment. They will also not be confined to the Subpod, but will be free to move throughout the garden bed and come back to the Subpod for their dinner :)
If you eat a lot of fruit and vegetables and have more organic waste than 30 litres/15 kilograms per week, then you can purchase 2 or more Subpods. The Subpods can fit together due to their modular system and be used as a bench seat in the garden, or they can be installed into separate garden beds.
How many Subpods do I need?
We have designed the Subpods to be used for a family of up to 4 people. The capacity of the Subpods once they are up and running will be 30 liters/15 kilograms of organic waste per week. At the start when you are getting your Subpod up and running, ...
Subpods in schools
We believe that school gardens are important to support and we are offering interested schools potential discounts for purchasing large order of Subpods for their school. We are also developing our Subpod Schools program and affiliate program, you ...
What are the dimensions/specifications and capacity of the Subpod?
How much food waste can you process? Once the system is up and running after about 6 weeks to 3 months depending on the season and how much food you are adding, you can easily process 30 L/7.9 gallons of food waste per week which is 15 kgs/34 pounds ...
How much food can I produce from my Subpod garden? How much food can I produce from 1 Subpod?
This depends of course on what you grow, how many growing seasons you have in your area and how much growing area you have around the Subpod to be fed by the system. Take a simple example of growing salad greens: starting with a small raised garden ...
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 ...