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Can I Compost Pencils? Yes. Beer, Towels And Pet Food Too

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From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni:

When it comes to compostables, most of us think of the usual suspects – fruit and vegetable scraps, yard trimmings and paper. But that’s only the start of what you can toss in your bin. Last year we gave you eight crazy things to compost. Here’s a few more to add to the list. Not sure how to compost? Our handy cheat sheet will help you start your own pile.

List and captions courtesy of Earth911

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