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Composting Moth-Infested Oatmeal


October 15, 2020

I have some oatmeal that is old and has some moths in it, is it ok to put it in my compost tumbler. Thanks.


Answer by JH: Food in any state of freshness or decomposition is suitable for composting. We do not recommend animal flesh, dairy products, nuts, oils and such due to high fat content and/or because they attract unwanted scavengers. Lists of what to use or to avoid are two of the posters that can be downloaded via our Handouts page available under Resources in our website main menu.

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