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An interesting page on composting; if your toilets don't work. Bring on the sawdust. Could be a good barter item. :-)

-- Floyd Baker (, November 17, 1998


Is there a missing link, or is it just that I've been y2king too much?

-- Tricia the Canuck (, November 18, 1998.

Sawdust is not the first choice for use in compost. Cow or horse manure provide cellulose-digesting bacteria, which your compost pile needs to heat up enough to kill pathogens. There's more to -- see Making Rapid Compost [and] ditto, on UK server

Provides easily scaleable construction details for building a cheap, efficient compost bin. "Materials for the Compost Bin" lists various compostable materials, with informative comments on each. Links to many other web sites on composting.

Sawdust will compost -- it's just awfully slow.

-- Tom Carey (, November 18, 1998.

Here's additional instructions:

-- Faith Weaver (, November 18, 1998.

Forgot the link? Details, details... It was supplied above though, by another. Thanks.


-- Floyd Baker (, November 18, 1998.

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