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Question: Is it ok to add hair to a compost pile?

I'm talking about dog hair, cat hair, and human hair.
Has anyone done it?
Does anyone have cites about it?

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On 01/30/2012 11:49 PM, Dick Adams wrote:
Question: Is it ok to add hair to a compost pile?


Google "dog hair in compost" and get lots of hits.
The answer is yes.

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Question: Is it ok to add hair to a compost pile?

I'm talking about dog hair, cat hair, and human hair.
Has anyone done it?
Does anyone have cites about it?

Thanks,

Dick
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I have tried composting dog hair but I found the dog escapes before the composting process begins. I will try again in the spring.
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I have tried composting dog hair but I found the dog escapes before the composting process begins. I will try again in the spring.
A padlock fitted to the compost tub will do the trick...

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Wet dog hair will be better than dry.

Lemon curd will attract the ants/worms to the compost too.


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I have tried composting dog hair but I found the dog escapes before the composting process begins. I will try again in the spring.
Hi,

Our website can easily answer this with lots of advice on there about what you can and can't put in to composters Mr Worms South West Wormery but the easy answer is yes along with many other unexpected materials.
If you have any other questions about this or any other dilemma then feel free to get in contact and we will be more than happy to answer any of your questions.

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