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Wine Barrel Composter

March 20, 2008

The guys at TerraCycle were ingenious enough to construct a Rotary Composter from wine barrels on their way to the landfills. Oak wine barrels are used to age wine then thrown away after one use. Why compost you say? Making you own compost is the best way to improve your soil and rid your garden of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers forever. >>Read More…

Dr. Joe Willis gives a demonstration on how the composter is used:


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6 Comments leave one →
  1. March 22, 2008 3:40 am

    You moved! What happened? I still love your blog though! Just wanted to say Happy Easter!

  2. March 22, 2008 9:12 am

    Hey Valerie, Happy Easter to you! I switched to WordPress because the functionality is easier for me. I am still trying to figure out how to make the site look how I want. Thanks for the visit and nice comments.

  3. March 23, 2008 7:21 pm

    Wow, I *love* this idea. One of the things I hate about the other rotary composters out there is that they are a great big hunk of ugly plastic.

  4. March 23, 2008 8:48 pm

    Thanks for the visit on my site Amy. I instantly fell in love with this composter. I have longed for a composter that wasn’t huge and…black.

  5. moises wattanabi permalink
    January 4, 2009 11:24 am

    This seems like a great idea. Does anyone know where to get one?

  6. January 5, 2009 10:15 pm

    @Moises Wattanabi
    Try looking at your local Home Depot or Sam’s Club. They retail for $99. Thanks for your inquiry!

    Jayme

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