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Compostables

BrownGreen

cardboardshred or grind, then soak
coffee filters
corn cobs
cottonsmall pieces only
grain chaff/hulls
grass, dry
hay
leaves, deadoften somewhat acidic
newsprintuncoloured only, shred
nut shells
peat moss
pine needlesacidic
sawdustnot from plywood, treated wood
straw
silksmall pieces only
tea bags
woolsmall pieces only
wood chipsuntreated wood only, no plywood or treated wood; soak first
wood ashesalkaline; untreated wood, not plywood

bone meal
cannery wastes
coffee grounds
crustacean shellsgrind or crush
egg shells
featherswet before adding
fish wastesmix 3:1 with sawdust
food processing
  wastes

hairif not chemically treated; wet first
grass, fresh
kitchen wastes
leaves, fresh
manure
seaweed
tea leaves
weedsseed-free, compost well

 
Topics Referenced

Bone Meal and Other Natural Additives
Manure, Nitrogen, and Potassium
Sphagnum and Peat Moss

 
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