What is a compost hut?
Why were these 2 sites chosen?
What does participation involve?
Who looks after the hut and the compost?
The compost hut will be maintained by Council’s compost officer with assistance form the parks & streetscape team. Although the responsibility lies with Council if those using the compost hut follow simple steps given in the training session leading up to the trial the composting system will work well for everyone.
This is a Spanish model, will it work in Sydney?
Council staff has worked with Hernani Council, compost experts and architect to ensure that the huts are designed to work well in the local context. We are making some adjustments so the hut works well in our local climate.
What are the benefits to getting involved?
How will Council deal with the possibility of pests or smells at the site?
Can I empty my Bokashi into the compost?
No. Bokashi is a fermentation process which is different from composting.
How much compost will be made and how will it be used?