December 1, 2021


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Why Can’t You Compost Meat?

Why Can't You Compost Meat?

Composting becomes more widespread and accessible all the time, keeping millions of tons of food waste from ending up in landfills every year. But there is one quirk of some composting programs that can be a little annoying: they don’t accept meat scraps. But why? And are there ways to overcome this limitation?

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