Re: Urban cohousing communities -- do you compost?
From: Sharon Villines (
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:26:53 -0800 (PST)
On Feb 25, 2013, at 7:58 AM, david bygott <davidbygott [at]> wrote:

> We have been using the "Bokashi" system for years and find it effective. All 
> you need is a few airtight buckets (you can buy online "gamma-seal" twist-off 
> lids that are easy to open and close and fit on any 5-gal bucket) and the EM 
> (effective microorganism) culture, which also you can find online. There's no 
> smell (unless your bucket leaks!) When we fill a bucket we set it aside for 
> 3-4 weeks to allow the anaerobic fermentation to progress, before digging it 
> into the garden,

Do you have to dig it and turn it like our people do with the big ones. Ours 
are square but the size of big oil drums. Then the stuff is shoveled into bins 
and let sit.

Sharon Villines

Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC

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