A composting bin

Can I put paper straw in my compost bin?


You can put paper straw into your composting bin!

Key info
Green material📂
1-2 years

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

If the straw has a glossy shine on the inside or outside, it must be labelled as “compostable” in order to go in the green bin.

This ensures that the straw does not contain any plastic and is ok to compost.

If the paper straw is not labelled as compostable, put in the black cart as garbage.

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