A composting bin

Can I put straw in my compost bin?


You can put straw 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, straw can break down in a home composting bin.

Straw is a good source of carbon for composting and can help balance out the nitrogen-rich materials in the compost.

Straw will break down faster if it is chopped into small pieces before adding it to the compost.

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