Can You Compost Used Matches?

Used Matches Compost

Yes, used matches can be added to the compost pile. Used matches would be considered brown compost matter (source of carbon).

Don’t add new matches to the compost as they can still pose a fire hazard. Used matches are ideal compost materials because they break down fairly quickly.


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