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    CM Special Grade Wood Shavings | GAP20 (Clivus Multrum™ Compatible CM8 to CM40)

    Manufacturer: Clivus Multrum™
    SKU: WSB-CM-T-GAP20-13KG
    The Clivus Multrum™ CM8-CM40 range performs the best with (large) grade wood shavings (15-20mm)(special grade).
    $33.04 excl GST
    excluding shipping

    This special grade wood shaving has been selected because of its course property that works best in the Clivus Multrum™ CM8-CM40 systems and reduces any blockages of the moisture management system.

    For System setup and daily use.

    Handy-sized wood shavings bale for transport to remote sites, easy storage, and use.

    13kg Bale — Wood Shavings

    Packaging: Water-resistant plastic bales

    100% produced from kiln-dried NZ pine
    Sustainable renewable resource
    High hygroscopic qualities

    Recommend for Clivus Multrum™ CM8-CM40 systems as starter bed, composting systems setup, and daily use.

    Composting with CARBON/NITROGEN (C:N) RATIO

    Human waste has a carbon to nitrogen ratio of less than 10 parts carbon, whereas the optimum C:N ratio for composting human dejecta (waste) is 20-30 parts carbon. A bulking agent with a high C:N ratio is therefore preferred, as this allows a smaller quantity of the agent to be used in comparison with other materials.

    Representative ratios for commonly available bulking agents are shown below to indicate the relative ability of the materials to provide additional carbon.


    •          650 Softwood shavings
    •          550 Hardwood shavings
    •          500 Newsprint
    •          500 Softwood bark
    •          450 Sawdust
    •          130 Wheat straw
    •          120 Rice hulls
    •          80 Straw - general
    •          60 Leaves and shrub trimmings

    Not Recommended;

    •          20 Grass clippings
    •          20 Hay
    •          20 Vegetable scraps
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