A composting bin

Can I put hay in my compost bin?


You can put hay into your composting bin!

Key info
Brown material📂
6 months - 2 years

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

Hay can be broken down in a home composting bin, although it may take longer than other materials.

Hay is high in carbon, which is necessary for the composting process, but it can take a while to break down due to its fibrous nature.

To speed up the process, it is best to chop or shred the hay before adding it to the compost bin.

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