Compost Round Up: “It’s Getting Hot in Here”

Did you know the heat from inside a compost pile can heat your water? There’s a relatively new system introduced by innovator Jean Pain called Compost Power. This involves setting up a compost pile with hundreds of feet of tubing running through it. This tubing allows you to run your water through the pile of compost, thus harnessing compost to heat your house water.

In addition to water, systems are being developed to even heat greenhouses, farms and buildings solely from compost. In the words of Joey Lawrence, “Whoa!”

Compost heat recovery, check it out:


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