A composting bin

Can I put canned vegetables in my compost bin?


You can put canned vegetables into your composting bin!

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Green material📂
2-5 years

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

Most vegetables can be composted, including canned vegetables.

It's important to remember, however, that while composting can help break down organic material, it will not kill any harmful bacteria that may be present on the vegetables.

It's a good idea to properly wash and clean your canned vegetables before adding them to your compost bin.

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