Can parchment paper go in compost?
Parchment paper is safe for composting and is a source of carbon for your compost pile (a brown ingredient), but there are a few types of parchment paper tour should not include in compost. We’ve listed types of parchment paper that should be thrown away in the trash instead of using it in compost below.
- Fluorescent colors of parchment paper
- Glossy parchment paper
- Parchment paper used in cooking that is contaminated with residue from fish, meat, grease, or dairy products
- Parchment paper that has been printed with metallic foil
- Waxy parchment paper