75 Things You Can Compost: Who Knew?

We have been composting kitchen scraps and garden clippings for awhile now, but Planet Green's recent list of "75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn't," opened our eyes to a whole new world of compost possibilities ...

Among the compostable items that surprised us, or that we'd never considered before:

• Wine corks
• Pizza crusts and pizza boxes
• Moldy cheese

Here's the full list:
75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn't, from Planet Green

What kinds of things do you put in your compost bin or heap?


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(Image: Christopher Onstott)

posted originally from: TheKitchn

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Emily Han (formerly Emily Ho) is a writer, recipe developer and educator on topics such as food preservation, wild food and herbalism. She is author of Wild Drinks and Cocktails (Fall 2015), co-founder of Food Swap Network and creator of Miss Chiffonade