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Composting.. can I put the hoover bag contents in the compost bin ?
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Old 05-06-2005, 10:52 PM
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Default Composting.. can I put the hoover bag contents in the compost bin ?

Can anyone tell me is it OK to put the contents of the hoover bag into the compost bin for composting??? I've started to compost with avengence, especially since I now shred my newspapers in the shredder every day and add those too. Just wanted to know if I can empty the Dyson into it as well.?
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Old 05-06-2005, 10:58 PM
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Think you can... just reminded me I should too.

Most of what you vacuum is "organic" material, and the rest is probably usefull minerals or too small to do any harm
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Not if you have a Henry and a playroom
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I put my hoover contents in the compost bin - no problems -
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Man mad fibres, will they compost?:confused:
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Man mad fibres, will they compost?:confused:
If you have lots of other waste from veggies and the garden the proportion of man-made fibres is very small, I think most of the hoover stuff is hair and skin...ugh!
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Old 06-06-2005, 9:01 AM
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i hadnt thought of this....... will empty my dyson contents into the bin now.....
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Man mad fibres, will they compost?:confused:
Probably not, but they'd make the compost free draining and not clumpy, a bit like adding some sharp sand i'd imagine.
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Old 06-06-2005, 7:20 PM
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I empty my dyson contents in the compost bin ... been doing this for a few years ... it's ok
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