Can I Compost Prawn Shells?

Prawn shells can be composted but they must be buried deeply into the compost in a bin, preferably off the ground. This prevents attracting vermin, such as raccoons and rats.

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Jack Burton started writing professionally in 1980. He has written for "Word from Jerusalem," "ICEJ Daily News" and Tagalong Garden News. Burton managed radio stations, TV studios and newspapers, and was the chief fundraiser for Taltree Arboretum. He has a Bachelor of Science in broadcasting from John Brown University, and retired from the Navy Reserve in 1999.