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Should I carry on home composting if i have a brown bin?

Yes, home composting is a great way to deal with all your plant derived food waste e.g. fruit and vegetable peelings, teabags and coffee grinds, eggshells, etc. There may, however, be a certain percentage of your food waste that you cannot home compost e.g. raw or cooked meats, these may attract vermin. You should given careful consideration as to how you will deal with this fraction of food waste. You will be in compliance with the Regulations as long as you can demonstrate to Local Authority personnel that you are dealing with your food waste in one of the manners outlined under the Household Food Waste and Bio-waste Regulations 2013.