Can I compost this? reclaimed woodfilter
May 17, 2020 5:22 PM   Subscribe

Hey mefi, I'm getting rid of old furniture and want to break some of it up and use the wood for gardening. I have an ~25 year old wooden box spring frame that isn't glossy and has a single spot of green spray paint on it, no stamps indicating treatment. Is this safe to repurpose as a compost box or is it toxic?
posted by moonlight on vermont to Home & Garden (1 answer total)
Most likely is the best answer; however, it will likely rot fairly quickly.
posted by mightshould at 4:39 AM on May 18, 2020

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