What should not be added to a compost pile?


Meats (including poultry, seafood), dairy, bones, fatty foods such as peanut butter, mayonnaise, lard) diseased plants, human or pet feces (including kitty litter) should not be added to a compost pile.

Browse Gardening and Landscaping Stories on Houzz See all Stories
Gardening Guides Get on a Composting Kick (Hello, Free Fertilizer!)
Quit shelling out for pricey substitutes that aren’t even as good. Here’s how to give your soil the best while lightening your trash load
Full Story
Decorating Guides Pile On the Pillows and Blankets for Fall and Winter Warmth
Learn how to layer sofa accents to get the most comfortable feel without sacrificing style
Full Story
Organizing Help for Whittling Down the Photo Pile
Consider these 6 points your personal pare-down assistant, making organizing your photo collection easier
Full Story
At Iris Design Associates, our foremost goal is the creation of design that has the authentic sense of place and... Read More
Full service Design/ Build firm with over 15 years experience in kitchens, bathrooms, interior design, furniture,... Read More