Most dryer lint is not compostable and must be thrown in the trash. Dryer lint is not accepted for composting at town drop-offs or at the District Transfer Station due to the synthetic fibers in clothing (plus, only food waste is accepted for composting). If you are certain that you do not have synthetic fibers in your clothing, and you are composting in your backyard, then adding dryer lint to your pile is OK. Do not use dryer sheets if you plan to compost your non-synthetic fibers. Dryer lint can also be used to make fire starters or for craft projects.
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