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Can I put uncooked rice in my compost bin?


You can put uncooked rice into your composting bin!

Key info
Brown material📂
1-2 years

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

It is generally safe to add uncooked rice to a home composting bin.

Rice is a source of carbon, which is an important component of compost along with nitrogen.

Rice is also a good source of nutrients for the microorganisms that break down organic matter in the compost pile.

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