[permaculture] Composting plywood glue?

Martin Naylor martinwnaylor at yahoo.com.au
Tue Oct 4 02:23:47 EDT 2005

nothing created by man is organic

"Lawrence F. London, Jr." <lfl at intrex.net> wrote: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 

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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