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80+ Items You Can Compost

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21.  Expired jam or jelly

22.  Egg shells

23.  Old, moldy “soy dairy” and other dairy substitutes

24.  Stale Halloween candy and old nutrition/protein bars

25.  Popcorn kernels (post-popping, the ones that didn’t make it)

26.  Old herbs and spices

27.  Cooked rice

28.  Cooked pasta

29.  Oatmeal

30.  Peanut shells

31.  Booze (beer and wine)

32.  Wine corks

33.  Egg cartons (not Styrofoam)

34.  Toothpicks

35.  Q-tips (not the plastic ones)

36.  Bamboo Skewers

37.  Matches

38.  Sawdust

39.  Pencil shavings

40.  Fireplace ash (fully extinguished and cooled)

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11:45AM PST on Mar 6, 2014

Great post!!! I made a composting guide as well, check it out and let me know what you think. http://www.la-jolla-house.com/what-you-can-and-cannot-compost/
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11:07PM PST on Feb 10, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

8:05AM PST on Nov 29, 2013

thank you for that. Have been composting for 26 years, but there are some items in this list I did not know about.

4:07PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

Nice list. Thanks!

12:47AM PDT on Oct 7, 2013

noted

4:33PM PDT on Aug 28, 2013

Ha thanks :)

12:42PM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

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11:17AM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

Mary T.

great post !

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