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PostPosted: Mon Nov 03, 2003 8:23 pm 
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Is it safe to add pencil shavings to the compost pile? My kids go through pencils like crazy and I wonder if the material is compostable?


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I am 99.9% sure that pencil 'lead' is all graphite these days, graphite ==Carbon==lunch for the microbes... can't see the harm in it.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2003 7:11 am 
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cool beans! thanks a bunch!


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