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Can I put unpopped popcorn kernels in my compost bin?


You can put unpopped popcorn kernels into your composting bin!

Key info
Brown material📂
3-6 years

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

Yes, unpopped popcorn kernels can break down in a home composting bin.

Popcorn kernels are made up of carbon, nitrogen, and other minerals, which are all necessary components of a healthy compost pile.

The kernels will break down over time, releasing their nutrients into the soil.

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