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What You Can Compost
Put these in your compost bin
  • Vegetable peelings
  • Fruit peel and cores, juicer leftovers
  • Grass clippings in moderate amounts
  • Twigs, hedge trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Teabags and coffee grounds
  • Pet and human hair
  • Feathers
  • Egg shells (crushed)
  • Soft cardboard such as egg cartons, ripped into small pieces

Do not put these in your compost bin
  • Branches, unless chipped, and then only in moderate amounts
  • Rocks, gravel, bricks, rubble
  • Coal ash
  • Human waste
  • Dog and cat waste
  • Diseased plants
  • Cooked or baked foods
  • Meat, raw or cooked
  • Dairy waste
  • Starchy food waste (bread etc.)
  • Cat litter