Collection: Layered Composting

Layered composting is likely the most commmon composting approach for the average homeowner. It can be done in various types of backyard composters, DIY bins, heaps or beds, and is one of the easiest ways to get started. The most basic set-up approach involves simply heaping up alternating layers of moistened "brown" (carbon-rich) and "green" (nitrogen-rich) materials, but the process can be further enhanced with the use of various "living materials" and other accelerators.

This is a method that works well for both "batch" (all materials added at once) or "continuous" (materials continue to be added over time) systems, and when paired with worm composting and/or bokashi you can end up with a superior compost - often produced more quickly (when worms are involved).

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