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    Quote Originally Posted by Babru View Post
    I was in ikea yesterday and they had bags of coffee grounds for customers to take away. I seem to remember that slugs and snails don't like coffee grounds (I wish!) Anyone found this to be the case? I could put them round susceptible plants.
    Otherwise, do they just go on the compost heap?
    Any and all slug barriers simply don't work. They'll cross all of them quite happily when wet, and some of them even when dry.
    Just put them on the compost bin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarrissUK View Post
    I need to do this too - great idea

    We have a percolator at work, so get a small, but regular supply of spent coffee beans and in addition to that, people eat fruit etc, so all that could go in too. I already take all the cardboard I can find, but it's useful to get that other stuff too!
    Yes Sarris, itís a revalation doing it. Itís great.

    Kind Regards.............Rob

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bacchus View Post
    Green waste I have a-plenty but brown can be more challenging so I do scrounge all the brown cardboard packaging I can from work, and my wife's work, and the local farm shop etc..

    It's a great idea if there isn't good recycling facilities in the workplace though. Ours is terrible.
    Get the accounts dept to give you all the shredded paper too, as I also do that.

    Kind Regards.............Rob
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    If you were to set up a bokashi bin at work you could get all the waste meat a d dairy as well. Swap it out when it gets full and leave it to mature on the plot. You'd need a few spare bins as it would probably fill quicker than it matures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay-ell View Post
    If you were to set up a bokashi bin at work you could get all the waste meat a d dairy as well. Swap it out when it gets full and leave it to mature on the plot. You'd need a few spare bins as it would probably fill quicker than it matures.
    Thanks Jayell

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