Attracting unwanted pests is one of the main concerns that new composters have. They don’t want a stinky pile of decaying debris near their home that attracts rats and other pests. Agreed. No one wants that and when a pile of compost is done correctly, there will not be an offensive odour emitting from or pests coming to it.
Every household produces enough waste to create tons of compost, but to be able to make all of this ‘Black Gold’ we need to choose a compost bin or system that suits our needs. Here we summarise plastic, wooden, tumbler, bokashi and DIY options for composting bins.