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Can I add sawdust and wood shavings to compost?


By Ian

Morayshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Gb

Can i add sawdust and wood shavings, including MDF dust to my compost heap. I am a joiner so i have lots of this stuff.



I put sawdust in my compost bin when i put grass cuttings in, stops it going slimey if i spelt that right, and smelling.

19 Apr, 2008


I wouldn't put too much at once, though. It should be well-mixed in and not in layers.

19 Apr, 2008


My friend has gerbils and she gives me her shavings which as Clarice says is great for adding in between if you've got lots of grass clippings.

19 Apr, 2008

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