The following information has been provided by Dave McKeon from Harrow Council

Compost is easy to make and provides one of the best quality soil conditioners that you can put on your garden and it’s free! It’s a great way to make use of your garden and kitchen waste such as fruit and vegetable peelings.

What to compost

Shredded paper and torn card

Rabbit/guinea pig bedding

Dead cut flowers

Soft hedge clippings

Fallen leaves

Grass cuttings

Weeds (avoid persistent weeds and weeds in seed)

Old plants

Fruit and Vegetable Waste

Japanese knotweed must not be composted – please contact the council for advice.

Brown Bins in School

Items that can be placed in the brown bin for composting are:-

Fruit waste

Vegetable waste

Tea bags

Definitely no cooked food, meat and bones

For more Information take a look at The London Borough of Harrow Website

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2 Comments

Loredana LoVegan · June 3, 2009 at 3:10 pm

I like to read news like this one: educate children should be a priority, unfortunately it’s not always so. Well done, those children will be good citizens

    Heena Modi · June 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm

    Thanks for this!
    I’m chuffed too 🙂
    The children are the future right? So they HAVE to know, so that they can make their ‘home’ a better place. By ‘home’ I mean heir residence, are AND beyond. Everything has a knock on effect on everything else in the end.

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