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Can I put magazines in my compost bin?

NO ✋🏼

You can't put magazines into your composting bin!

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

No! Magazines shouldn't be composted – it's better to recycle them instead.

Glossy paper, such as that used in magazines or take-away menus, is often coated in plastic or otherwise uses synthetic materials to achieve shinyness.

The inks used on brightly coloured magazines can sometimes be toxic too.

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