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Can I put fabric in my compost bin?


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

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Any fabric made from 100% cotton, linen, hemp, silk, bamboo, wool, or other natural biodegradeable material can be composted, either in your backyard, or in a commercial service.

Synthetics or fabric containing synthetics such as polyester, rayon, and nylon are not compostable.

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