Sent by Sonia
Editor: Sonia, good question! A few things we know: bacon grease is not compostable. (Not in a home composter, anyway.) A residential compost bin or pile doesn't get hot enough to sufficiently break down meat, bones, oils and fats. A small amount would be fine, but a whole can of grease wouldn't really work. We've also never heard of using it as a plant fertilizer. Hmmm... you have us stumped! We're going to throw this one out to our readers.
Anyone have any non-cooking uses for bacon grease?
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