What items should be included?
For your greens: Fruit and vegetable trimmings, coffee grounds, egg shells, garden trimmings, plant leaves, flower petals, barnyard manure (from non-meat eating animals), weed leaves or stems, house plants and potting mix.

For your browns: Autumn leaves, twigs, stalks, sawdust or shavings from non-treated wood, cardboard, napkins or paper towels.

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1. What goes in a compost bin or pile?
2. What factors affect the composting process?
3. What items should be included?
4. What should not be included?