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25 (non-food) household items you’ll be surprised are compostable

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Once you compost you just have to boast. It makes you feels so good, some might even say it’s addicting. If you feel the need to feed your world-saving craving, you’re ready for this list:

    1. Contents of the vacuum/dust pan
    2. Bamboo Skewers
    3. Toothpicks
    4. Soiled pizza boxes
    5. Egg cartons (non-Styrofoam)
    6. Compostable to-go food service goods
    7. Q-tips (no t the plastic kinds)
    8. Matches
    9. Pencil shavings
    10. Burlap sacks
    11. Cotton or wool clothes/socks
    12. Balloons (latex)
    13. Holiday wreaths (without the plastic shiny things)
    14. Potpourri
    15. Nail clippings
    16. Fishfood
    17. Rope
    18. Toilet paper & paper towel rolls
    19. Cellophane
    20. Kleenex (used even!)
    21. Loofas (real loofa)
    22. Cotton balls
    23. Masking tape
    24. White/plain glue
    25. Junk Mail (uncoated)

Some items on this list are not appropriate for worm composting (balloons for instance). Some things may take a bit longer to break down in backyard piles. For faster composting, shredding contents is advised. If you have a question about something in particular, get in touch.

World-save away!

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