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Recycled Compot x 15

$335.00

Inclusions:

1 x Lift Pin (Complimentary)
15 x Compot Base – Recycled Black
15 x Compot Lid – Recycled black
1 x Instructions

 

Recycled Portable Compost Bins x 15 are an easy way to move compost around your garden if you have a really big garden and a limited amount of waste.  Or perhaps you have a pet shelter with lots of animal waste to dispose of.   Then fifteen of the Back Compots would probably be more than enough for your needs.  And if you don’t have a large ornamental garden just leave them in one place and never move them.   Top them up with all the animal waste and any kitchen waste you have as well.

The variety of waste seems to keep the soldier flies happier and thus working better for you.  Just rotate filling them the same way you would the green Compots.  Or let one rest while you rotate the others.  When it is ready to empty let another one rest and now you have an empty pot to start filling up again.

How long should the Recycled Portable Compost Bins rest before emptying.

If you are going to harvest soil from them and they are mainly full of animal waste, then you must let them sit for at least 6 weeks . This is to ensure all the animal waste has been decomposed properly.  It should smell like beautiful composted soil. This way you won’t be putting your trowel into semi-decomposed doggie doos which could be really stinky.

Depending on what sort of soil you have will depend on how long they need to rest. If you have really bad clay soil it can take longer whereas sandy soil is quicker as the contents leach away quicker. Of course, you don’t need to empty them until they have filled up with soil which can take up to a year or more depending on your garden and how you rotate filling them. Once it is too full to put anymore waste in then you can let one rest to fully decompose.

Be sure with the Black Compots you put them where no one is likely to walk. They are made of softer weaker recycled plastic, and the little tabs on the lid can break if you stand on them. I personally recommend getting the green ones as they will last longer, can be recycled, and don’t break if you stand on them. Black Compots are not guarantee, but the green ones are guaranteed.

To read greater details about how to use a Compot click here Green Compot x 1 

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The current manufacturer I use produces the recycled Compots with off cuts from the factory floor so at this stage I know there in not an issue with the recycled plastic leaching chemicals into the soil. You must not stand on the Black Recycled Compots as the tabs can break so they are better used in the Above Ground Method or any raised garden bed where you are not likely to walk on the pots.

In the past the Recycled Compots have been made from a mixture of plastic (called Kerbside Plastic) which could potentially leach chemicals into the soil all depending on what the plastic was used for before it was recycled. These older products are not currently produced but may be used if there is not enough off cuts from the factory floor.  The manufacturing process used to produce this product can only use recycled kerbside plastic or factory offcuts.  Other recycled plastic materials used in many recycled products are not suitable for the process required to produce the Compot.

The black recycled Compots are not as strong as the green virgin plastic Compots.  As  mentioned you can break the tabs on the lid if you stand on them and they may not last as long as the virgin green ones which can be recycled at a time when they finally fall apart.

I do not guarantee the black recycled Compots because they could potentially leach chemicals into the soil depending on where the recycled plastic comes from, as it is impossible to know what the plastic container held before it became recycled plastic. There may be nothing in them but unless you test every batch of plastic you can’t know for sure. This testing is not likely to happen due to the cost involved as they would have to test every batch.

I have customers who have them in their veggie garden but I cannot recommend it and nor can I guarantee these pots as they are weaker than the green virgin Compots.  But the choice is yours in the end.   The green ones can be recycled when you are finished with them.   The Black ones get weaker with each recycle phase until they are not useable at all.

Compot Height: 23cm
Compot Diameter: 24cm
Lid Height: 4cm
Lid Diameter: 23cm outer; 19.5cm inner
Combined Height: 26cm
Capacity: 10 liters per pot
Depth of hole to dig: 23cm
Box Dimensions for shipping: 26cm x 26cm x 60cm
Weight for shipping: 6kgs

Add 1 kg for each 1kg of garden products if added to an order.

POSTAGE COSTS:

To post one Compot cost the same as three Compots (unless you live in Brisbane where the rates are generally less than most other areas) so consider the postage costs when you order to get the best value out of your post.

After 3 Compots it costs roughly the same to post up to 14 Compots depending on where you live.   You can test different bundles for postage costs by entering your suburb details and requesting a quote.   Just don’t follow through with the order.   Try another bundle to compare postage costs, and then make your choice on the bundle you want.   Or call us if you can’t work this out.

The updated website and shopping cart should automatically calculate any variations of products you add to your order and offer you the three cheapest options (one with signature required) so you can choose which option you prefer, be it courier or Australia Post.  However, if this does not appear to happen then please call us (0467 006 529 / (07) 3358 3716) for a correct quote or continue to payment options.  We will refund you any postage charges over and above what the real cost is when we calculate and book your order.   So don’t be put off by the post.

If for any reason you feel the postage to your area is excessive (and sometimes it is too remote areas) please email us  so we can work something out for you.  The updated website will now give you Australia Post and courier costs, but this still may be excessive.   So, contact us to see how we can help.

Click here for instructions on how to calculate postage with Australia post – if you want to check the postage rates

If you get no satisfaction with the post, then please call us or email us and see if we can’t help you get a better deal.

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There is no product information on recycled plastic as it comes from many different sources and is generally referred to as “Kerbside Waste”    The manufacturing process used to produce this product can only use recycled kerbside plastic or factory offcuts.  Other recycled plastic materials used in many recycled products are not suitable for the process required to produce the Compot.

All care is taken to produce a quality product that will work for you all day every day giving you many years of satisfaction, as well as naturally fertilizing your garden, reducing council waste and therefore reducing greenhouse methane gas emissions.

Please see our returns and refunds policy if you are not satisfied with your purchase but please call us first.    It is very rare for the Compot not to work and you might just need a little extra information.
Or check out our FAQs and Tips and Tricks page.

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