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Can I put barbecue sauce in my compost bin?

NO ✋🏼

You can't put barbecue sauce into your composting bin!

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Get the right balance of brown and green composting materials in your bin with our expert guide.

It is generally not recommended to put barbecue sauce into a home composting bin.

Barbecue sauce is a high-fat food that can attract pests and animals to your compost bin, and it may not break down properly in a home composting system.

In addition, the smell of barbecue sauce can be unpleasant and may attract unwanted attention to your compost bin.

It's best to avoid adding barbecue sauce to your compost bin and instead dispose of it in your regular trash.

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