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Can I put biodegradable decorations in my compost bin?

NO ✋🏼

You can't put biodegradable decorations into your composting bin!

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In general, biodegradable decorations degrade VERY slowly so it's not suitable for home composting.

Degradable items don't have living organisms as a crucial part of the breakdown process.

Degradable bags cannot be classed as biodegradable or compostable.

Instead, chemical additives used in the plastic allow the bag to break down quicker than a standard plastic bag usually would.

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