Manure in your
Paper Log Maker?
If you have a
growing maure pile that you are struggling to control or access to a
regular supply of horse, pony or goats droppings, then this could be
a solution that will save on your heating bills.
ancient traditions where tribesman regularly use dried camel and
horse manure on open fires, several people have found the paper log
maker will mould logs from horse, pony or goats droppings. Once
dried, the logs hay and grass content ensures they burn well in a
stove or on an open fire.
process may require a strong stomach, the savings could help susidise
the the upkeep of your animals or reduce your heating bills significantly.
The process is
simple. Pack the paper log maker with the droppings from your field
or stable. Once full, press the levers to produce the mould and turn
out onto a dry, well ventilated bench. Stack the bricks in a
criss-cross formation to allow air to circulate around them. Let the
bricks air for a few weeks until dry, and then use them on an open
fire or stove.
offers excellent recycling of a waste product to produce free heating
which in turn conserves the more traditional fuels we presently use.
The waste ash could also be used as a garden fertilizer.