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Can I put citrus peels in my compost bin?


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

Key info
Green material📂
6-12 months
25:1⚖️

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You can put in a bit, but if you are doing vermicompost, it's better to leave it out.

The high acidity can actually kill the good bacteria that helps break down the material in your compost pile.

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