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Brown bin - doghair?

  • 10-06-2021 4:02pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 684 ✭✭✭


    Can I put doghair in the Brown bin? - literally deshed the dog there and have about a binbag full of hair :) Only got a brownbin recently so have no previous experience of it.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,234 ✭✭✭✭dastardly00


    It might depend on your waste provider. I'm based in Galway and our provider states that dog hair can be put in the brown bin.

    https://www.barnarecycling.com/what-goes-in-my-brown-bin/


  • Registered Users Posts: 745 ✭✭✭ClosedAccountFuzzy


    It's organic material. Doubt it's an issue. I has similar chemical composition to parts of eggshell, shells from shellfish, feathers, outer layers of skin, claws, nails and then you’ve other strong proteins in tendons etc. Bones are also very hard to biologically digest, but it can be done.

    In the case of hair it’s just keratin - a very tough protein.


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