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Can I put red lentil in my compost bin?


You can put red lentil into your composting bin!

Key info
Brown material📂
1-2 years

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

Yes, red lentils can break down in a home composting bin.

Red lentils are a type of legume, which are high in nitrogen and can break down quickly in a compost pile.

They should be added in small amounts to the compost bin, as too much nitrogen can cause the compost to become too hot and kill beneficial microorganisms.

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