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Composting
What to add:

Browns:
Cotton or wool rags
Dryer and vacuum cleaner lint
Eggshells
Nutshells
Fireplace ashes
Sawdust
Hay & straw
Yard trimmings
Houseplants
Used potting soil
Wood chips
Shredded newspaper
Cardboard rolls
Clean paper

Greens:
Uncooked or cooked fruits
and vegetables
Bread and grains
Coffee grounds and filters
Paper tea bags
Hair and fur
Chicken, rabbit, cow, horse manure
What NOT to add:

Aluminum, tin or metal
Glass
Dairy products
Fats, grease, lard or oils
Greasy or oily foods
Meat or seafood scraps
Pet wastes
Soiled diapers
Plastic
Stickers from fruits or vegetables
Black walnut tree leaves or twigs
Yard trimmings treated with chemicals
Roots or perennial weeds
Coal or charcoal ashes
Firestarter logs
Treated or painted wood
Compost can be made in just two or three weeks
during the summer if the leaves and other materials are
finely ground or shredded, (alternate your brown layers
and your green layers) turned frequently to provide
good aeration and supplied with sufficient moisture and
nitrogen.
Start a
Compost
Pile
Today!