DIY $5 Compost Bin

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Have you ever considered starting to compost, and couldn’t because you could not afford the bin? Well thanks to Amy and her hubby, you can make your compost bin for less than 5 dollars.

Actually, if you have some 18 gallon plastic bins lying around, this project can be a zero cost diy project.

DIY $5 Compost Bin
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Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 18 gal plastic bins
  • hand drill
  • kitchen scraps
  • shredded paper
  • dry leaves
  • a scoop of soil

Composts require oxygen in order to activate the aerobic bacteria that do all the hard work. This is why you will need to drill holes on the bottom, top and the sides of the plastic bin.

Materials that can be added to your compost include apple peels, lettuce, potato peels, for greens. Leaves, shredded paper, wood chips, bark and soil from your garden. Allow 4 to 5 weeks in warm temperatures, for a fresh compost.

You can follow step by step instructions at Savvy Saving Couple blog, here…

How To Make A $5 Compost Bin


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