Compost – Yes and No

Compostposter
 

YES, WE CAN COMPOST THAT!

  • fruit scraps
  • vegetable scraps
  • coffee grounds & tea bags
  • dry grains
  • fresh leaves/green plants
  • prunings & hedge trimmings
  • grass clippings
  • weeds
  • flower bouquets
  • feathers
  • cow, horse and chicken manure
  • guinea pig or hamster droppings
  • brewery waste (hops & wet grains)
  • seaweed
  • dry leaves
  • nut shells
  • dead plants
  • dried flowers
  • corn cobs
  • straw and hay
  • bark
  • wood chips & sawdust
  • old potting soil
  • egg shells (but NO eggs)

 

NO – THAT’S JUST TRASH!

 

  • meat or fish bones or scraps
  • eggs, cheese or any other dairy products
  • fats, oils, or grease
  • dog or cat waste
  • invasive weeds
  • weeds with seeds
  • diseased plants
  • non-organic materials (such as plastic, metal, glass, etc.)