Is it true that you can not put cooked foods into compost?

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  • Judy Ferrell Judy Ferrell on May 24, 2017
    no grease no protein no meat products
  • William William on May 24, 2017
    Good things to compost include vegetable peelings, fruit waste, teabags, coffee grounds, eggshells, plant prunings, grass cuttings, and fallen leaves. These are fast to break down and provide important nitrogen as well as moisture.

    Certain things should never be placed in your bin. No meat, fish, or dairy products. No diseased plants, and definitely no dog poo or cat litter, or babies’ nappies. Also avoid composting perennial weeds (such as dandelions and thistle) or weeds with seed heads. Nonbiodegradable materials
  • Kathy Kathy on May 24, 2017
    Good advice
  • Marcie Marcie on May 25, 2017
    I agree with the above. I have not heard that you can't put cooked food in compost. I certainly do!
  • Just peachy Just peachy on Jun 05, 2017
    Yes, keep grease and oils out. No meat either. Unless you like attracting rodents.