Pickled Composting Flakes : 75 grams
The Pickled Composting Flakes contain effective microbes (EM-1) that bokashi or ‘pickle’ food material.
Just add 1-2 tablespoons each time you add a layer of scraps to start or ramp up the pickling process! The pickling process increases the acidity of your food while producing a sweet vinegar odor; deterring any pests that normally hang around in a regular compost system.
What are the benefits?
Speeds up home compost. Pickling speeds up the breakdown of food scraps up to 1.5 times faster in your home compost!
All food scraps acceptable. No need to separate ya scraps! Just keep out moldy and liquid based foods.
No nasty smells. Think sauerkraut, kimchi or sweet and sour pickle smells instead.
No nasty pests .Pickled food scraps + an airtight bucket means insects and rodents won’t come a-knockin’
No greenhouse gases emitted . Unlike CO2 and methane emissions when food breaks down in landfill, pickling doesn’t emit either gas.
Cut down on general rubbish .Food accounts for over 1/3 of our general rubbish. Pickling food scraps helps save $$ on rubbish bags in the long run.
No garden space required .In fact a pickling bucket can be kept indoors under the kitchen sink.