Can I compost coconut oil?

QUESTION: Can I compost coconut oil?

ANSWER: Though synthetic oils and animal fats and greases should never be added to compost, small amounts of plant oils can be added. But ONLY small amounts. Keep in mind that even in small amounts, adding oils can increase the amount of time that your compost takes to break down and become ready to use in the garden, and can also attract pests. Probably best not to if you have more than few tablespoons.

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