What to Compost

Green: provide important nitrogen and moisture

Browns: provide carbon and fibred and allow air pockets to form 

KEEP THIS OUT - DO NOT COMPOST

  1. Tea bags
  2. Grass cutting
  3. Vegetable peelings, a salad leaves and fruits scraps
  4. Old flowers and nettles
  5. Coffee grounds and filter paper
  6. Spent bedding plants 
  7. Rhubarb leaves
  8. Young animal weeds
  9. Citrus rinds
  10. Fruit waste
  1. Cardboard 
  2. Egg boxes 
  3. Scrunched up paper
  4. Fallen leaves
  5. Most sawdust
  6. Twigs, branches and bark  
  7. Chopped woody pruning
  8. Pine needles 
  9. Dried grass
  10. Straw
  11. Shredded paper 
  12. Old potting mix 
  1. Meat 
  2. Cooked vegetable
  3. Dairy products
  4. Diseased plants 
  5. Dog poo or cat litter (animals waste)
  6. Nappies 
  7. Perennial weeds or weeds with seed hends  
  8. Soil/ dirt 
  9. Sawdust from plywood