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You need to put in just enough water so that the compost pile has the consistency of a wrung out sponge. The moisture level needs to favor the growth and working of beneficial, decomposer microorganisms. Too moist a pile encourages rampant fungal problems, and too dry won't allow the compostable materials to break down properly.
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Moisture needs to be at 60-85%. Compostable material shouldn't be soggy or sopping wet. A 21"x15"x16" container could hold a week's worth of newspapers and 3-5 lbs of ki…tchen scraps. It wouldn't need more than a quart-sized watering container. The material needs to be moist, not soggy or sopping wet.
Yes , you may put potato peelings into a compost pile. What you don't want to put there are dairy products, greasy or oil foods, and meat products. Those three groups are the …most likely to attract foraging wildlife.
anything biodegradable such as grass clippings, leaves, food scraps, manure, ect.
you can put yard waste ,fruit peelings,vegetable scraps and egg shells (must be crushed)
Generally, it's kitchen scraps and yard waste that go into the compost pile. Kitchen scraps tend to include many items other than dairy products, greasy or oily foods, and… meat products. Those three food groups tend to attract nuisance wildlife. Yard waste may include brown carbon rich debris such as fallen branches and leaves. It also may include green nitrogen rich debris such as fresh grass clippings. But whether dead or alive, it's never a good idea to put in diseased plants or weeds. The diseased plants may contaminate the entire pile, and weed seeds may sprout.
Definatly recycle it where you can, and with things that you can't or don't want to recycle put those into the compost (like shredded private documents, cardboard that has bee…n contaminated with food like used paper plates, tissues, very small scraps of paper and enevlopes you have ri[[ed the plastic window out of...) while paper and cardboard is compostable, reusing the paper fibres saves trees.
Friute,vege,pork and meat and mud
Yes , a cigar can goin a compost pile. Specifically, the tobacco product isquestion is high in carbon. It therefore may be included as one ofthe carbon-rich, energizing brown… materials within a compost pile.Its paper may need to be removed because of toxically colorfulprinting inks.
jam and bread
Items that are larger than the hand, contain fat or grease or oil or seeds, do not break down within a year, harbor contamination or diseases, have color-printing or toxins, a…nd lack carbon or nitrogen are what should not be put in a compost pile. The compost heap must not attract foraging wildlife, be an eyesore, or run counter to environmental health and well-being.
almost anything that is bio degradable
Yes, pasta can be put in a compost pile. The food in question must not be contaminated, mixed with dairy products or meats, or soaked in greases or oils. Despite these prescri…ptions, there will be some people involved in backyard or counter composting who prefer to just not include pasta.
No, cat manure must not be put in a compost pile. The mammal in question (Felis catus) numbers among the world's carnivores. The waste products from an obligate meat-eater's d…iet tend to included beneficial and harmful micro-organisms which may attract foraging invertebrates and vertebrates.
Compost additives, boosters, and starters are items which can be put on a pile to make compostables break down faster. The process of composting centers upon energy flows thro…ugh proper ingredients and procedures. Carbon- and nitrogen-rich additives, boosters, compostables, and starters respectively protein energy and protein.