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Composting Dos and Don'ts

Compostable or Not?

When it comes time to separate the trash, recyclables, and compost, I sometimes have to cheat and look at my list of acceptable items. While many people connote food with compost, there are many other items that can be tossed into the green bin for future soiled uses. Come take my quiz to see if you know your composting rules!

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Does a plastic gallon milk jug belong in the compost?

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Can you throw a cardboard pizza box in the compost?

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True or false: a used paper coffee cup (think Starbucks or the like) can be tossed into the compost bin.

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Can orange juice or milk cartons go into compost?

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Can used diapers go into compost?

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Can you toss lint into compost?

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Can napkins or paper towels go into compost?

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Can hair, animal or human, be composted?

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