A composting bin

Can I put spinach in my compost bin?


YES ๐ŸŽ‰


You can put spinach into your composting bin!

Key info
Green material๐Ÿ“‚
1-2 weeksโณ
15:1โš–๏ธ

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


Yes, you can compost spinach and other similar leafy greens like chard.

They rot down quickly in a compost heap โ€“ as a โ€œgreenโ€œ, they're are a good source of nitrogen.

If you've got a lot to get rid of, add them alongside โ€œbrownsโ€ (like newspaper, egg boxes or straw) to keep you compost balanced.

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