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 Does extra butter and the butter wrapper go in the trash or in compost?

Posted on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009

The extra butter goes into compost containers.

If the butter wrapper can tear easily (like paper), go ahead and throw it in the compost.
If it doesn't tear (or if it's made from foil), please put it in "landfill waste". If it looks like paper but doesn't tear easily, it's been plasticized and shouldn't be composted.

Also, check out this article about re-using butter wrappers for baking!

Tags: Composting, Food/Drink, Waste, Wrappers/Containers

 
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