No-Turn Composting: Build a Bio-Reactor!

Published | Oct 9, 2021

Not all compost is the same.

Healthy compost is not only a way to provide plants with nutrients, it can infuse soil with LIFE. Biologically-active compost is far better for both sequestering carbon in soil and better for the plants too.

To create great compost usually requires a lot of work turning the pile, screening etc. That’s why I was intrigued by the static bioreactor invention by David C Johnson and Hui-Chun Su Johnson at the University of New Mexico –no turning required. Here’s how they make their digestor:

View the full post from Regeneration International here:

You can download the manual for creating this bioreactor here.


Photo Credit: Nathan DeHart

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