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Old 01-31-2013, 05:21 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by MrsSaraT View Post
I just got a large plastic trash can with a lid and drilled holes in the bottom and up the side. This is my first attempt, so we'll see how it goes.

My question is how I can get enough brown material to cover my dood scraps. I guess I can take a bucket around the neighborhood ans collect leaves from the gutters. Where else can I get brown material?
I believe you can use newspaper- we get a Sunday paper and I've been saving a stack in the garage for a while. Leaves in the fall of course too. I think it works better if you have the energy to shred t or tear it up too.
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