This step by step tutorial of how to build a recycled shower door compost bin DIY project is an excellent way to simply and frugally build an easy access enclosed compost pile that heats up properly using the sun rays.
A compost pile needs to warm itself up to 100 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit (40-60 degrees Celsius) as it goes through the process of breaking down plant matter and create carbon dioxide. Basic microbes start off the decomposing process, but as their consumption of the compost materials raises the temperature of the pile then heat loving microorganisms take over.
By using a shower door to magnify the sun heating ability especially in the wintertime. Bacteria are the powerhouse of a compost pile. Worms and insects digest the decomposing matter, pooping out finished compost as they eat their way through.
Click here to read how to build a Recycled Shower Door Compost Bin:
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