What things can you compost?

Answer Theoretically, compostable materials include whatever breaks down with death and decay; doesn't attract scavenging wildlife such as coyotes; and isn't considered a weed or known to be diseased or t... Read More »

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What sort of things can I put in a compost bin?

You want a mix of "brown" stuff - dead leaves (chopped with a lawn mower if you can), sticks, raked thatch, etc. - And "green" which is your grass clippings and prunings, etc. The hedge stuff is g... Read More »

What are some good things to put in a compost bin?

Anything in the plant family, as long as it isn't diseased. No weeds that have gone to seed. We recycle our garden plants at the end of summer by throwing them into the compost bin. Cutting them... Read More »

Compost Heap - corn husk & other things to add -?

Every thing you can get your hands on except meat,bones,oils,limbs,&,sticks. Coffee grounds all vegetable waste, Leaves,grass,egg shells,gutter clean out, All. Limbs and sticks are best chipped a... Read More »

How to Transport Compost Materials from Your Kitchen to Your Compost Bin?

It is great to compost but what do you do about getting your compost ingredients from the kitchen to the bin? If your bin is outdoors, it can be a de-motivating factor if the scraps for composting ... Read More »