Reduce, Recycle, Repurpose

These are the new 3 Rs. Reducing consumption and waste can brings many rewards. Repurposing can be creative and fun – and save you money. Recycling is better than adding to landfill. It means changing attitudes and habits but it can be rewarding in unexpected ways.
Our biggest project is repurposing a swimming pool into an underground water tank.

Free-range Worms

To save space and effort, I decided to do away with the compost bin and install more free-range worm stations instead. Worm farms need to be sealed to exclude wildlife and easy to access for regular addition of kitchen scraps. This is the latest version to try.  I bought a set of 3 Little Rotters [...]