[permaculture] Composting plywood glue?

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lfl at intrex.net
Sun Oct 2 14:46:39 EDT 2005


grostig wrote:

> Does anyone have information on the toxicity of high quality interior 
> hardwood plywood.
> 
> I have been told that the glue is: "urea formaldahyde"
> 
> Does this stuff break down reasonably quickly when in sawdust intented 
> to be used for composting?

I would not use it for compost intended for food gardens, only for 
landscaping.

Grow your own compost by letting weeds grow; harvest and compost in situ 
or elsewhere well before they set viable seeds.





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