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Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin Review

The Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin is made of 100% BPA free environmentally friendly recycled material. This compost bin produces rich crude compost manure in a period of 6 to 8 weeks. The Algreen compost bin converts garden waste, kitchen and food scraps to high quality compost humus.

The Algreen Classic compost bin is built with military grade ultra thick plastic. This makes the compost bin to be durable and of high quality. It features 2 lock handles to secure the classic compost bin from wildlife.

This compost bin is a money saver by reducing landfill waste and curbside pickup. It produces organic nutrient rich soil for better gardens and plants. The composting bin is a soil saver as the name suggests, it helps both your family to save money and conserves the environment. The compost produced from this excellent Algreen Classic compost bin is a natural fertilizer and soil conditioner.

Environmental Friendliness

Food waste makes 21 percent of everything we throw out into our dustbins. Rather than paying a large amount of money to have it sent to a garbage lot, food waste can be used as fertilizer for our gardens. In the most current research, the U.S in 2012 composted and recycled approximately 87 million tons of community solid waste.

This compost bin is stationary, and its stationary build ensures that germs and bugs keep away from the composing waste.

Ease of use

While using Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin, you can easily access your compost through the dual hatch doors. The louvers and slots all over the compost bin let air in and out which helps break down food waste into rich humus.

The lid of this soil saver compost bin is easy to lock and open, making it handy when adding waste to your compost bin while keeping intruders out. The compost bin has a comprehensive guide to guide you on the precise yard trimmings and food waste to feed it for the best results.

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Assembling the Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin

This compost bin is easy to put up together. Tighten the plastic screws to attach the panels together and avoid stripping them. Fasten the two sliding doors either opposite or adjacent. Put the compost bin on top of a fine chicken wire to ensure worms get in but rodents do not. The compost bin also comes with a detailed guide on the step by steps of assembling it. The soil saver bin is made with tough thickness and structure that assist in producing and heat insulation. This helps in the breakdown of waste to produce nutrient rich compost by the microorganisms. The Algreen Classic compost bin has two sliding doors that ensure removal of humus is more convenient and simple.

Stability and Location

The Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin has a large capacity of 12 cubic feet. Its dimensions are 28 inches in length, 32 inches in height and a diameter of 28 inches. The twin hatch doors ensure unlimited access whenever you need compost. The stationery compost bin has rain holes through which you can add water to boost waste breakdown.

The compost bin has the advantage to produce humus when you need it. Food waste you put in first will be decomposed first and should be used first. You don’t have to wait for the new and old scraps to be mixed to get you rich organic manure. The lids have handles for locking on both sides. This is an excellent safety feature for those living near wildlife hot spots.

The Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin is best suited for outdoors on a sand floor preferably in the garden. This is to give way for microorganisms to start converting the waste to high quality humus soil. The compost bin should be put on level ground. With its sturdy solid build, this bin is not easily blown over by wind.

The rugged look on the Algreen compost bin makes it a must have to homeowners. It does not wear and tear even under extreme conditions.

The Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin does not have a bottom. This is to allow excess water to move out and allow worms to move in to the compost bin. You should not put lots of water in the bin since it will drain the nutrients to the soil beneath.

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Pros

  • This compost bin is user friendly. The compost doesn’t stink. Assembly of the soil saver bin is easy. To avoid rust, the bolts and nuts that hold together the compost bin are made of plastic.
  • It only takes a few minutes to assemble and your soil saver compost bin starts producing rich organic humus. No professional assistance is needed.
  • The top lid has a flap, which makes it easier to empty kitchen waste into the compost bin without removing the entire lid.
  • The compost bin has a large capacity that is ideal for holding a large amount of food waste. The bottom of the bin lets in worms to speed up the composting process.

Cons

  • The bin loses nutrients to the soil on which it is placed due to having an open bottom.
  • The compost bin in bulky. Upon purchase, you have to figure out how to transport and assemble it. Assembly too must be done on level ground. Assembly of the compost bin on uneven ground is a headache.
  • This compost bin is labor intensive. You need to manually turn your compost mix using a hand-held tool every once in a while.

 

A Final Word

You can get high quality humus from the Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin in just 6 weeks. Just put kitchen waste on top of the bin and remove high nutrient rich compost from the bottom. Don’t add greasy or meat scraps which will attract animals to vandalize the compost bin. You just need to be stirring the compost regularly for aeration and better results.

This compost bin saves money, the environment and gives you a better healthier life. This Algreen Soil Saver Classic Bin is a great purchase for the environment-conscious homeowner who would like to recycle kitchen waste in an effective manner.

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The Algreen Products Soil Saver Classic Compost Bin is an environmentally friendly, solidly built product.

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