What can you Put in a Backyard Compost?

Yes

  • tea bags, coffee grounds
  • crushed eggshells
  • cut hair and nail clippings
  • grass weeds plants clippings
  • raw fruit and veggies
  • broken avocado pits

Sometimes

  • paper and cardboard
  • citrus peels
  • onion skins
  • wood ash
  • fallen leaves
  • old plants

No

  • cooked foods
  • meat or dairy
  • grains or breads
  • coal ash
  • fruit veggie stickers
  • magazines, glossy paper, colorful ink
  • pet poop

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