Use Coca Cola To Help Start A Compost Pile

Coca Cola’s sweet and acidic properties can come in handy when you’re building a compost pile for your garden. Household weblog Stylelist Home recommends that you wait for the can or bottle to go flat and then pour it over your compost pile — the sweetness will attract micro-organisms and the mild acid of the soda will also help break down organic material destined to become compost.

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I wouldn’t make a habit of regularly doing this, but if you have no other materials in your compostables that would attract pests an occasional soda will most likely work as advised.

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