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waste paper slurry


By Geggy

United Kingdom Gb

Can I put the slurry that's left over from making briquettes from waste paper, (newspaper, magazines, cardboard, etc), into the composter? And, how often?



I don't know the definitive answer to this but my gut feeling would be 'no'. The slurry will contain anything that has been leeched out of the paper, including the inks... and any other nasties.

19 Apr, 2011


Something of a risk, if colored inks are involved. USUALLY, black inks are safe, but there is still a bit of risk.

20 Apr, 2011


Thanks both, I guess I'll pour it down the drain outside my house!

20 Apr, 2011


Certainly the safest route

20 Apr, 2011

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