Browns

  • Shredded dry leaves
  • Egg shells
  • Used mulch, such as wood chips and hay
  • Pine needles
  • Finished vegetable crops
  • Shredded newspaper
  • Sawdust
  • Nutshells
  • Food-soiled napkins or paper towels
  • Food-soiled cardboard (pizza boxes)
  • Dried flowers
  • Old potting soil
  • Corn cobs

Greens

  • Fruits, vegetables, and their peels (including citrus and onions )
  • Coffee grinds (filters, too)
  • Tea bags
  • Fallen fruit
  • Fresh leaves
  • Green plants
  • Prunings and hedge trimmings
  • Grass clippings
  • Flower bouquets
  • Weeds 
  • Seaweed


Reds 

(Don't add these items)
  • Animal protein scraps / dairy products (things that contain fat)
  • Pet or human waste
  • Glossy paper
  • Plastic or glass materials
  • Grass clippings that may contain residual weed killers
  • Coal and charcoal ashes ( wood ash is ok though )
  • Diseased Plants
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