Compost bins are used to accommodate compost and to facilitate the decomposition of organic matter through aeration and moisture retention. Ideal conditions are produced with air and moisture that allows activity aerobic organisms to turn organic materials into compost.
The process takes time but with a compost bin it is accelerated to speed up decomposition. Compost bins come in many shapes, sizes, functions, and designs and are made from a variety of materials. Different types like tumblers, bins and kitchen composters are available to suit different situations and individuals needs for composting. It is essential for users to choose a composting bin that matches their needs and is easy to maintain.
Basic compost bins can be made out of plastic, metal or wood into various sizes that is enough to keep a large amount of compost decomposing for weeks. Compost bins are available in closed formats that help retain moisture and discourage pests. Compost bins can come in containers that help aerate and remoisten compost regularly to increase the speed of decomposition.