A composting bin

Can I put tissues in my compost bin?


You can put tissues into your composting bin!

Key info
Brown material📂
2-4 weeks

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

Yes, organic tissues can break down in a home composting bin.

Tissues are made from cellulose, which is a type of organic material that can be broken down by microorganisms in a composting bin.

However, tissues should be shredded or torn into small pieces before being added to the compost bin to speed up the decomposition process.

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