Limiting access to food is the most sustainable and humane way to reduce rat numbers. It tackles the problem at the source.
You can help the Predator Free Movement by preventing rats from accessing compost and other food sources.
Rats are masters at hiding and most people usually aren’t aware that they have taken up residence in their compost bins.
It’s easy to make most compost-bins rat proof, simply by adding wire mesh to the base and covering the holes on the sides. Check out this online DIY guide for step by step instructions on how to do it yourself: ratproofingDIY
You can also get your bin rat-proofed by our composting expert Yolande for $150.
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