A composting bin

Can I put steak in my compost bin?

NO ✋🏼

You can't put steak into your composting bin!

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2-5 weeks

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

Putting meat in compost is a food safety risk.

Decomposing flesh stinks, attracting disease-spreading pests like rats and flies to your garden.

Raw and cooked meat can also contain harmful bacteria, which could spread through your compost and later contaminate your crops.

So, meat does indeed decompose.

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