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Can I put chopsticks in my compost bin?


It's complicated, whether you can put chopsticks into your composting bin, so read on!

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Brown material📂
6 months - 2 years

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They are made of wood, which can take a long time to break down in the composting process.

Additionally, chopsticks may have been treated with chemicals or other substances that can interfere with the composting process.

It's a good idea to avoid adding large amounts of chopsticks to your compost bin at once and to mix them with other materials, such as leaves and twigs, to help them break down more quickly.

If you're unsure whether your chopsticks are suitable for composting, it's best to dispose of them in the trash instead.

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