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One of the best ways you can become more eco friendly and environmentally aware is by using your own composting equipment.  Maybe you are conscious about recycling certain items and you are interested in more ways to convert waste into compost.  If you have a large garden or orchard, you can save money on fertiliser and composting materials by owning your own tools.  There are a few necessary items that you need to manage your compost efficiently.

Basic composting equipment is made of a bin for storing the materials, a lid, and tools for mixing the materials.  If you are unsure of all the tools that you need to get started, look for composting accessories that come in complete kits.  They will have all the tools you need and the instructions on how to operate your equipment.

Compost materials need some essential elements in order to work properly.  They need the proper amount of moisture, oxygen, insulation, and ingredients.  Your compost bin should also be sturdy enough to not just protect the compost from weather but from vermin as well.  Look for compost containers that make it easy to add water, and to aerate the materials for the proper amount of airflow.  Having a lid will help insure the proper temperature for the compost as well as keep out pests.

If you already have a compost bin, maybe you need something larger.  Instead of buying a whole new kit, you can simply buy a bin extension.  As your garden expands or as you become more comfortable with producing compost and fertiliser yourself, a simple extension will help you get more use out of the composting bin.

There are various accessories you can use to help mix the compost and add to it when needed.  You can buy sieve for purifying compost, aerators, drainage plates, and containers for converting food waste. 
Break down compost quickly.  When you have the right composting equipment, it is actually quite convenient and easy for you to create a more eco friendly environment on your own property.