Mouse Garden

Friday, 27 February, 2009

Composting Hair

Filed under: Interesting Facts — Admin @ 13:23

Between 6 and 7 pounds of hair contain as much nitrogen as 100 to 200 pounds of manure. Like feathers, hair will decompose rapidly in a compost pile but only if well moistened and thoroughly mixed with an aerating material. Hair tends to pack down and shed water, so chopping or turning the pile regularly will hasten decay.

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