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Composting in Muted Tones

…s. Below, the user can collect liquid fertilizer and grab his or her compost to “green his Vertuo” and his entire home. The ceramic is ceramic so that it might retain the optimum amount of humidity for the compost and of the compost. Glazed ceramic is hygienic, aesthetically pleasing, inert, tough, rot proof, and resistant to the outdoor elements. Designer: Patrice Mouillé & Alain Tessier…

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Do you even compost, bro?

…ce of your waste into rich natural fertilizer, the BioVessel is an in-home compost pit. Throw your vegetable scraps and waste food into one of its holes, introduce some earthworms (nature’s engineers) to the mix and they break down your waste, turning it into a rich compost that you can directly use in the BioVessel, turning it into a planter, or use independently in other planters you may have around the house. The BioVessel’s design comes with a…

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Compost Dustbin?

…s based on photo catalysis start doing their job and rehashes the trash as compost. The substances also remove odors and speed up the process. The idea is to use these huge bins in public spaces, where people can drop their biodegradable trash, and the compost be collected and used later on. I love the greens on the side. Main materials used in constructing the bin: stainless steel, aluminum, glass, polypropylene, polyethylene. Just two questions:…

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Mini Composter, Air Freshener Not Included

…ly be scaled up. There’s a seal drum and cap inside the pot. Thats where you put all your organic waste. In about 5-6 months time, a diaphragm opens to release your rich home made compost soil. Correct me if I’m wrong but doesn’t composting require heat and pressure? Designer: Leonardo Fortino & Andrea Bartolucci…

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Rake and Take to Compost

…stic trash bags, rake leaves into into the Rake and Take, compact them and compost them or leave them for city pick-up. Much “greener” than those nasty plastic bags. Be kind to the Earth mm-kay? Designer: Louis Morton Anyone can make one. Needed supplies: two sheets of cardboard (old refreidgerator boxes work well) at least 40″ X 60″ in size, a T-square, pencil and exacto knife, and 45 minutes. Rake up a big pile of leaves. Guide the leaves into t…

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Composting The Easy Way

I want to compost but something about the process turns me off. The idea that there’s rotting garbage in a plastic bin on my lawn goes against every thing I deem to be “designed” about my life and to a lesser extent, my yard. Enter the KOMPOST – a ceramic cylinder you bury half way into the ground. Dump your organic matter into the top and thanks to the easy access holes, our friends the worms will turn your garbage into rich compost. Designer: K…

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Clever Composting for Kids

…! Tapping in to kid’s enjoyment of smartphones, this thoughtfully designed composter gives little ones a window into the growth cycle of plants while they simultaneously learn about the value of food. The upper section of the design features an opening where kids can feed their seedlings with food scraps. These are processed into nutritious compost by earthworms (an added bonus because kids love worms!). The entire process is made visible thanks t…

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City Compost Bin

Composting is an important, vital part to creating a sustainable city but few urbanites engage in the activity because of stigmas. The idea of having a heap of organic trash slowly decomposing away inside a hot box doesn’t seem very sanitary but to change that perception, the C/N concept aesthetically improves the appearance and ease of use of city compositing bins. The bins don’t require the public to significantly modify their behavior. You sti…

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