What is the Bokashi One Composting System?
Bokashi One composting is an eco-friendly composting system designed to be used in the kitchen. So this means that you can start moving towards a waste free kitchen irrespective of the size of your garden!
The system includes a Bokashi One Bucket and Bokashi One Mix. These work together to eliminate the odours and unpleasantness associated with putrefaction and decay.
The Bokashi One kitchen system is a convenient and hygienic process which utilises food waste to produce a nourishing compost and rich juice. This means you can use the juice to inject life and vitality into your garden and clean your drains and septic systems at the same time!
By purchasing a Bokashi One system, you are taking a responsible step towards reducing food waste. This would otherwise go to landfill. It is practical and easy to use! Start your Bokashi One journey with us now!
Bokashi One Benefits
1. It’s practical and easy to use!
- Composts all waste hygienically minus the unpleasant odours and insects
- Waste is conveniently stored indoors- so there’s no need to run outside to the compost bin
- Keeps your kitchen bin fresher for longer as food waste is stored in the airtight Bokashi One Bucket
- It’s Extremely Fast – Conventional composting can be a long, involved process, but Bokashi One is much faster occurring in a matter of weeks.
2. It’s great for your garden
- Smarter Compost – Bokashi One enriches and rebuilds soil, injecting life and vitality at a microbial level
- Nutritious Soil – Bokashi One adds nutrients to your soil so if you grow in the garden you get healthier food
- Liquid Fertiliser – Bokashi One produces a rich juice, which, when diluted, is perfect for natural garden fertilisation
- Cut Down Your Gardening Costs – using Bokashi One reduces the need to purchase fertiliser.
3. It’s a responsible thing to do!
- Reduce Your Carbon Footprint – Bokashi One does not produce greenhouse gasses, like methane, making your compost safe for the environment
- Take A Load Off Landfills – because our composters direct food waste away from landfills
- Bokashi One composting contributes to cleaning up our waterways. When the juice produced is used in toilets, drains and septic systems, the good bacteria compete with harmful bacteria and algae build-up is prevented.
What can I compost?
Just about all kitchen waste, (which is a huge benefit of Bokashi One composting over worm farms or traditional composting), although it’s best to avoid large bones and excessive amounts of liquid.
- fruit and vegetables
- prepared foods
- cooked and uncooked meats and fish
- coffee grinds
- tea bags
- wilted flowers and tissues.
Step By Step Guide To Composting With Bokashi One
- Position the plastic grate on the ledge near the bottom of the bucket with the knob upright. Make sure the tap is in the off position.
- Place your kitchen waste in the bucket and sprinkle a handful of Bokashi One Mix over every layer of waste. As a guide, use approximately 1 tablespoon of mix for every cup of waste. Use more Bokashi One Mix when adding high protein foods, eg meat, fish, cheese and eggs.
- Check that the lid is closed tightly at all times.
- Regularly drain the Bokashi juice produced using the tap at the base of the bucket.
- Repeat this layering process until the Bokashi One bucket is full.
- Once full, you have a few options: 1. Dig a hole in your yard and bury the waste (never to be seen again). If you live in an apartment, you may like to check with your Body Corporate to see if you can use common areas for this. 2. Alternatively, check out the ShareWaste app to see who in your local area is collecting scraps. 3. Add this to your outdoor compost if you have one and continue to create nutrient rich soil.
- If you have two Bokashi One buckets, begin the process again in your second bucket, allowing the contents of the first bucket to continue to ferment. Continue to drain off the bokashi juice regularly.
- Wash your Bokashi One bucket after each use.
- Note: the waste does not break down in the bucket; it is fermenting and will reduce in volume as it loses water content. Complete breakdown of the waste and the composting process occurs when it is buried in the soil.