2. What to add You’ll need a pail for the kitchen to collect scraps, an outdoor composting bin (if you’re using one, but you don’t need one), or a spot in the yard for a pile. There are two main types of organic materials you should use to feed your compost bin:
Here are some tips to get your started: Earth Day is this week, so it’s time to save money, help your garden grow and help save the planet, all at the same time. It’s time to talk about compost!
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Don’t add meat, fish, eggs, dairy, oil and grease, pet waste and anything treated with pesticides. 4. Chop it up 3. What not to add
The browns are described as dry, and are high on carbon. These materials include dry leaves, wood chips or sawdust from untreated wood, egg shells, nut shells, paper and paper tubes. The greens are described as wet, and are high on nitrogen. These materials include coffee grounds and filters, fruit and vegetable scraps, tea bags, leaves and fresh grass clippings.
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