Surprising facts about what you can & can't compost at home.
Everything we can do to keep compostable materials out of landfill will help to prevent pollution & restore our depleted soils.
Fruit and vegetable peelings
Cupcake paper cases
Bamboo skewers or toothpicks
*Depending where you live, foods containing meat & dairy may attract vermin.
Toilet paper rolls
Organic latex condoms
100% cotton tampons & their applicators
Hair from hairbrush
100% cottonwool pads
Old cotton towels & sheets (shredded)
Old wool or cotton clothes (shredded)
Dead flowers from old bouquets
Ashes from a wood burning fireplace
Organic latex balloons
Shredded paper and cardboard (uncoated)
Envelopes (without the plastic window)
Dead or dry leaves
Droppings & bedding from herbivorous pets such as rabbits & guinea pigs
Items NOT to compost:
Cat & dog poo
Tea bags (unless stated otherwise)
Sticky labels on fruit
Magazines or any glossy coated paper
Ashes from coal burning fireplace
Ensuring all the waste material is reduced to small pieces, the greater surface area will speed up your composting.
At Thackray Brown we detest waste, thats why all of our packaging is recyclable or compostable & any excess food is donated to our local food bank. See how much you can reduce your landfill waste by, and do your bit for our planet.