Composting without pests

Are you sick of battling rodents and other pests in your compost bin? Discover a new way to compost using the bokashi system.

Rats, racoons, mice, flies and other pests in your compost bin?


Many people may have given up on home composting after (unsuccessfully) battling with pests. Rats, raccoons, flies, mice, and even bears can cause havoc with a compost pile and are not welcome visitors to most gardens.

The solution…. bokashi composting!

Adding food waste to bokashi composter

Bokashi is a genuine fix to this problem. The bokashi composting process allows you to compost all of your food waste without the worry of attracting pests. You can put all your meat, dairy and cooked food waste into your bokashi kitchen composter without experiencing pest problems.

The bokashi process ferments (or pickles) your food scraps using a unique blend of bacteria. When these bacteria mix with your food scraps in an anaerobic environment, your food waste is broken down into amazing compost and fertilizing tea in just 4-6 weeks.

Traditional compost piles rely on your food scraps rotting over time and can take around a year to convert your food scraps into usable compost. This gives local wildlife plenty of time to find your compost pile and identify it as a great source of regular food! Adding meat, cooked food, egg shells, dairy and bread to your compost pile is just asking for disaster.

The sweet, pickled smell of the bokashi pre-compost can be safely buried in your garden or containers without attracting any pests. It really is that simple. Want to get rid of pests in your compost heap? The answer is simple; ditch the compost heap and put all of your food scraps in a bokashi kitchen composter.

No more fruit fly swarms!

The sweet smelling bokashi pre-compost won’t even attract flies. So you can get back to enjoying your garden in peace! Fruit fly swarms in your kitchen can also be a thing of the past. We recommend to keep your bokashi kitchen composter in your kitchen, where your food waste is collected. This way you can easily empty and wash your food collection container into your bokashi bucket every day. OK, you may see a couple of fruit flies during the day. But by clearing the supply of food each evening they’ll just move on elsewhere!

Read our top 5 tips for getting rid of fruit flies.

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