A composting bin

Can I put jams in my compost bin?


You can put jams into your composting bin!

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Green material📂
1-2 years

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

Yes, fruit jams can break down in a home composting bin.

The organic matter in the jam will break down over time, releasing nutrients into the compost that can be used to fertilize plants.

The sugar in the jam may attract pests, so it is important to cover the compost bin with a lid and to turn the compost regularly to ensure that the jam breaks down properly.

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