How to Build a Trash Can Composter?

Answer Composting is when you put biodegradable products such as food scraps in a bin for them to rot (literally). Some composters have worms to break down food while others do not, maybe because of the e... Read More »

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How to Build a Tumbling Composter?

A finished tumbling composter.One of the keys to composting is aeration. The bacteria need oxygen to carry out the aerobic respiration that creates rich compost. One way to aerate your compost is w... Read More »

How to Build a Trash Can Kiln?

Metal trash cans work well as raku kilns for firing small batches of ceramic greenware. They contain the fire neatly, and have less risk of fire spreading than open pit fires. You can also leave ce... Read More »

Is there an item or anything that can be put in a trash can to prevent raccoons from tearing up my trash.?

None that I know of...I was successful at keeping the coons out of my trash can by tying a bungie cord to one handle and hooking over the lid and through the other handle. A really smart one might ... Read More »

Who invented the trash compactor for small trash cans?

Several inventors patented trash compactors that resemble modern compactors, so it is difficult to trace a single inventor. M.S. Wells first patented an invention that crushed oil cans in 1941. The... Read More »