Before starting a transformation cycle of your food waste, here are the 5 golden rules to follow:
- Ensure that the food in the bucket has been valorized to their maximum to avoid food waste;
- Be sure to add small amounts of different foods;
- Be sure to respect the maximum filling line inside the bucket;
- Do not cut your food waste before placing it in the Tero, with the exception of robust or fibrous foods (banana peels, asparagus, celery, etc.), which must be cut into pieces about 1 inch;
- Add coffee grounds or eggshells to your waste to make it easier to get a better fertilizer texture.
Once these rules are applied, it is important to know that the following foods cannot be processed by the Tero device:
- The liquid is banned in large quantities (ex: glass of milk, soup broth, etc.), but you can process wet foods (ex: pieces of pasta, meat or legumes in your soup);
- Too much liquid could damage the unit by sneaking into the heater or electronic system;
- Too hard food could cause irreparable damage to the device;
- Fats and oils in large quantities are too fat to be dehydrated by the device and could also harm the health of your plants;
- The absence of microorganisms and bacteria in our process explains why paper, coffee filters, tea bags, handkerchiefs, paper towels or compostable bioplastics cannot be processed by Tero.
To find out which foods can be processed by the Tero device, click here.
To access the Directory of Eligible Foods in the Tero, click here.