Baking soda in compost pile

East Texas, United States(Zone 8a)

After using as deodorizer in fridge, is bs compostable?

Note to self: replace box in fridge more freq. than every 5 years....

East Texas, United States(Zone 8a)


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Bay City, MI(Zone 6a)

I wouldn't - unless it's just the box that goes on the pile. Plants need Na in only minute amounts, so it's very easy for Na to quickly reach toxic levels. I don't imaging it's upward effect on pH would do much for the pile, either.


East Texas, United States(Zone 8a)

1/2 of comments I read online were along the lines of what you said and the other 1/2 a straight contradiction. Very confusing. Thanks for your input, I've seen u around and know you know your soils.

Anne Arundel,, MD(Zone 7b)

guess your fridge isn't too smelly or you would have changed it sooner!
I'd stick with tapla. More likely harm than good. Maybe sprinkle it in the sidewalk cracks to deter weeds.

Everett, WA(Zone 8a)

I agree with Tapla.

Baking soda wouldn't be AS bad as table salt, but I think it would be at least half as bad.

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