A composting bin

Can I put sawdust in my compost bin?


You can put sawdust into your composting bin!

Key info
Brown material📂
6 months - 1 year

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

Yes, sawdust can break down in a home composting bin.

However, it is important to note that sawdust should be added in small amounts and mixed with other materials such as leaves, grass clippings, and food scraps.

Sawdust can also be used as a carbon source in a compost pile to help balance the nitrogen content.

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