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Composter Design

As I said in my last post, the composter is one of the four technologies for bootstrap food self-sufficiency for a functional activist community.

This is the initial design for the electric in-vessel hot composter, the first DIY version of its kind that I know of. It's intended to be one of the many and expanding uses for the keg.


It uses a temperature sensor, a solid state relay, the keg, the electronics techniques, plus two cpu fans and a heating pad from Walgreens.

It currently has no means by which to turn so if you have any experience with mechanical projects or want to get it, the site has groups and members for a reason.

As testing proceeds or in the course of other keg-wise developments, a ball valve for drainage will be added.

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