- Banana skins.
- Vegetable peelings.
- Brown cardboard boxes.
- Bedding from the rabbit hutch or guinea pig hutch, this will be mainly straw or hay with a bit of rabbit or guinea pig poop included.
- Grass cuttings (but do not throw on too many at once. Do not use grass cuttings for compost heaps and bins if you have used chemicals such as weeding or feeding mixes.)
- Tea bags (so long as yours do not have 'plastic liner').
- Coffee grounds.
- Egg shells (you might want to crush them first as they compost down quicker if you do.)
- Kitchen towel that has not been near meat or cleaning chemicals.
- Anything old that is made of 100% cotton like t-shirts; but they do take a long time to compost down.
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Growing Your Own Fruit and Vegetables
We grow our own fruit and vegetables for our meals for as much of the year as we can. Without a greenhouse we have to buy shop food in the winter months but in the spring, summer and autumn we often have enough to share with family and friends.
Read about growing your fruit and vegetables here on my growing your own food pages.
Sunday, 20 November 2011
Ten Things You Can Compost, everyday things that can be composted easily.
Here is a list of 10 things you can put onto the compost heap or into the compost bin...