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How to compost toilet paper and facial tissue

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 Facial tissue and toilet paper


Put used or clean facial tissues (such as Kleenex or Scotties tissue) and toilet paper in your green cart for composting.

Most bodily fluids (saliva, tears, mucus etc.) are acceptable.

Special instructions

  • Put tissues with blood in your black cart as garbage.
  • Put tissues soiled with makeup, cleaning products or other chemicals in your black cart as garbage.
  • Do not flush facial tissues down the toilet as it is harmful to your home's pipes and the environment.
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