A composting bin

Can I put paper in my compost bin?


You can put paper into your composting bin!

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Brown material📂
2-5 months

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


On the whole, paper is both biodegradable and compostable.

But, whenever possible, we should recycle paper rather than composting it.

Recycled paper fibres can be mixed with sustainably sourced virgin fibres to create more eco friendly paper products.

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