Redefining: Composting

beyondGREEN is leading the way in the latest composting technology, being the first to launch automatic composters that can be used indoors and outdoors as well as compost pet waste along with organic waste all at the convenience of your own home. beyondGREEN’s Automatic Composters produces fresh compost for your garden in as little as days! The finished product is high-nitrogen compost which can be used right away in the garden!

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From Soil Back To Soil

beyondGREEN is leading the way in the latest composting technology, being the first to have an automatic composter that can be used indoors and outdoors. beyondGREEN’s Automatic Composter produces fresh compost for your garden in as little as days! The finished product is high-nitrogen compost which can be used right away in the garden!

beyondGREEN’s Composters safely brings pet waste and kitchen waste composting to your home. You can help reduce the emission of damaging greenhouse gases, help keep our water clean, and help keep the air fresh by just composting! Composting breaks down pet waste, beyondGREEN bags, yard waste, and food scraps and transforms them into a rich organic fertilizer referred to as compost. Composting keeps millions of tons of waste out of our landfills, and it also produces a rich medium for growing trees and flowers. Our units produce fresh compost for your garden. The finished product is high-nitrogen compost which can be used right away in your outdoor garden.

beyondGREEN's Electric Composters have the capacity to compost everyday items such as food scraps, coffee grounds, wood shavings, grains, and more! These composters are two-chambered systems that composts waste in the upper chamber, while curing the compost in the lower chamber. The compost process with beyondGREEN’s Automatic Composter is 10 times faster than the average backyard compost, making it easy for customers to compost their organic material into fertilizer that is soil friendly and free of pathogens.

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Composting At Home With beyondGREEN Composters: Step-By-Step

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ADD INGREDIENTS: Making compost is a lot like cooking a meal, you need a recipe. Alternate layers of greens and browns as listed below. TIP: Make sure the top layer is always browns.

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CHECK MOISTURE: Water is important. Too little moisture will inhibit the composting process. Too much moisture will cause the compost to smell. TIP: The compost should be as moist as a damp sponge.

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MIX IT UP: Heat is essential. beyondGREEN's composters come with a mixing bar already installed which will periodically turn the compost. This turning speeds up the decomposition process along with reduces odor.

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WATCH AND IT'S DONE: After a few days, waste will become granular like soil, with an earthy aroma. Steam and heat rising are good signs! You can continue to add more waste anytime, any day. Of course if there is room. Some compost may leak down to the tray before you press “TRANSFER” - this is normal and not a problem.

Compost Quality

PERFECT: Healthy compost, looks like healthy soil.

TOO DRY: Reduce power and add more items with nitrogen ("Green" & Wet).

TOO WET / ODORS: Increase power and add 1 cup of pellets (or other moisture absorbents, i.e. paper) and wait 24 hours.

TOO LUMPY OR WONT TRANSFER: Increase power and wait 48 hours. Additionally, cut items into smaller pieces.

The Compost Recipe

Four basic ingredients are required for home composting: 1) Browns; 2) Greens; 3) Heat; 4) Water

Mixing the right amounts of these ingredients will provide the composting micro-organisms with enough carbon and nitrogen as well as oxygen and moisture to break down the waste into finished compost.

Recipes vary. A common mix is three parts brown to one parts green. Other variables in making compost include content, particle size, turning frequency, moisture and temperature. Getting the right proportions may take time and adjustments but don't get bogged down on the recipe.

Examples of Carbon Materials (Browns)

  • Shredded Cardboard
  • Dryer and Vacuum Cleaner Lint
  • Crushed Egg Shells
  • Fireplace or Wood Ash (No Coal Ash)
  • Hay and Straw
  • Pinestraw (Small Amounts)
  • Nut Shells
  • Household Plants and Used Potting Soil
  • Old Brush, Shrub Trimmings and Prunings
  • Paper Towels and Towel Rolls
  • Saw Dust and Wood Chips (Untreated)
  • Shredded Newspaper or Paper
  • Yard Trimmings (Dry Leaves, Clippings and Twigs)
  • Certified Home Compostable Pet Waste Bags or Certified Home Compostable Bags
  • And More...

Examples of Nitrogen Materials (Greens)

  • Bread & Grains
  • Coffee Grounds & Paper Filters
  • Fruits (Cooked or Uncooked - Limit Citrus)
  • Green Grass Clippings
  • Green Shrub Pruning
  • Hair and Fur
  • House Plants
  • Kelp or Seaweed
  • Manure from Chickens, Rabbits, Cows, Horses, Dogs, Cats
  • Old Flowers
  • Tea Bags (with Tags)
  • Vegetables
  • And More...

Do NOT Compost These Items:

Strong Odors Will Result From:

  • Broccoli
  • Caulifolwers
  • Cabbage
  • Kale
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Mustard Greens

(Avoid these items or keep the composter outdoors)

Fibrous Items:

  • Tough or Woody Plant Stems
  • Corn Husks
  • Lemon Grass
  • String
  • Rose Stems
  • Hair

(These could cause a jam)

Hard Items:

  • Corn Cobs
  • Steak Bones
  • Peach Pits
  • Lobster and Clam Shells
  • Wine Corks
  • Walnut Shells

(These will not break down)

Paper:

  • Newspaper
  • Shredded Paper
  • Paper Clips
  • Coffee Filters
  • Tea Bags

(We advise not to use Paper products containing chemicals only if you will be using compost on edible vegetation, for all other purpose paper is fine to use as it is a 'Brown' material)

Excess Liquid:

  • Drip-dry waste item first
  • Excess liquid may cause mold

Artificial Items:

  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Rubber
  • Chemicals