Hot compost ~ Cold Compost!

Are you serious about compost? How can you tell and how do your measure the temperature?

Your hot compost heap whether it be in a bay or in the open needs to get to 60 degrees C to be effective

A warm stick may help to measure your heap at depth but what you really need is a suitably long professional Compost Thermometer

The Reotemp 50cm Compost Thermometer ( Celsius°) from the Sustainability Store does it all for you

How hot’s your heap? (called pile in the USA)

This high quality professional Compost Thermometer exclusive to the Sustainability Store from Reotemp, San Diego California is ideal for creating biologically active compost

The Sustainability Store Reotemp thermometer is designed for monitoring interior temperatures in a large compost bin, bay or heap

Composting instructions are included on the packaging


Stem: 50.5cm long, 7.9mm diameter, pointed tip for easy insertion

Dial Size: Easy-to-read 4cm diameter dial

Dial Face: Polycarbonate clear lens; waterproof hermetically sealed to avoid fogging

Accuracy: +/- 1% full scale; temperature range 0-100 degrees C

Workmanship: All welded stainless steel design to withstand chemical and biological weathering of the compost over time

Storage: Can be left in the heap rather than being removed each time a temperature reading is taken

Warranty: One (1) year limited warranty for parts and workmanship

Quality Assurance: Reotemp is an ISO9001 Certified Company and a leader in measuring technology

Benefits Compost Thermometer

Temperature is the proverbial ‘Silver Bullet’ in buidling and maintaining a successful compost heap

With a basic understanding of the temperature at the centre of a compost heap you will know

  • when to turn your heap
  • when to add more material
  • when to water
  • when your compost is ready or ‘done’
  • for home, school and community gardens, composters, farmers and nurseries and yes also the White House

Pricing Sustainability Store ReoTemp Compost Thermometer

Price: $79.90 + GST + Postage

Please contact  0417 096 202 for orders or enquiries