recycling waste for compost materials
mature urine added to compost
I heat up the pile by adding some well matured urine from the red bucket kept in the garage. To inoculate it with the right bacteria I add several litres of green manure made from fermented stinging nettles. Just cut them or pull them up and pop them in a big bucket and top up with rain water. Keep stirring and in a few weeks you will have this smelly brew which is organism rich and a wonderful plant food and compost starter. Add urine and green manure to a watering can and sprinkle the pile till its damp. I've added kelp (get a collecting license if needed) gathered at the beach and washed and rehydrated, cardboard, lawn clippings and kitchen waste for nutrient diversity. Everything is free. See https://www.greenidiom.com/hot-compost.html for more details and pictures.