Can a Plastic Hamper Work As a Compost Bin?

A large plastic hamper works well as a compost bin for beginning compost gardeners. Drill 1/4 inch diameter drainage holes into the bottom to prevent a build up of moisture and set the bin on cement blocks in a sunny location.

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Jennifer Loucks has been writing since 2000. She previously worked as a technical writer for a software development company, creating software documentation, help documents and training curriculum. She now writes hobby-based articles on topics including cooking, gardening, sewing and running. Loucks holds a Bachelor of Science in animal science and business from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.