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Can I put walnut in my compost bin?

NO ✋🏼

You can't put walnut into your composting bin!

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6 months - 1 year

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

You can compost walnuts, but it's best not to.

This is because walnuts contain juglone, a chemical that's bad for some plants and vegetables.

If you aren't so familiar with botany, then you'll be unable to pinpoint which of your plant's walnuts may be bad for.

As such, it's best to avoid composting them entirely.

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