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Can I put pork in my compost bin?

NO ✋🏼

You can't put pork 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.

It is generally not recommended to add pork to a home composting bin.

Pork, like other types of meat, can attract pests and animals and may produce an unpleasant smell as it decomposes.

In addition, pork can harbor bacteria and other pathogens that can be harmful to humans if they come into contact with the compost.

If you have leftover pork that you want to dispose of, it is generally better to wrap it in a plastic bag and throw it in the trash, rather than adding it to a home composting bin.

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