3rd December 2019

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What kind of food can you put in a compost?

DON'T COMPOST
  • All your vegetable and fruit wastes, (including rinds and cores) even if they are moldy and ugly.
  • Old bread, donuts, cookies, crackers, pizza crust, noodles: anything made out of flour!
  • Grains (cooked or uncooked): rice, barley, you name it.
  • Coffee grounds, tea bags, filters.

Also, what items do you compost?

100 Things You Can Compost
  • Fruit and vegetable scraps (G)
  • Egg shells (crushed) (B)
  • Coffee grounds (G)
  • Coffee filters (B)
  • Tea bags (Make sure they are made of natural materials like hemp or cotton, and not rayon or other synthetics.
  • Loose leaf tea (G)
  • Spoiled soy/rice/almond/coconut milk (G)
  • Used paper napkins and paper towels (B)

What is a compost bin and what is it used for?

Compost is rich in nutrients. It is used for example in gardens, landscaping, horticulture, urban agriculture and organic farming. The compost itself is beneficial for the land in many ways, including as a soil conditioner, a fertilizer, addition of vital humus or humic acids, and as a natural pesticide for soil.
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