What to do with used carbon?

Should I put the used carbon around trees? With plantings? Is it good for drainage? Just seems strange to dump it in the trash.


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I would trash it, if it absorbed toxins it is waste that you would want gone and not on your land. Given it will have salts too it won’t be good for trees and compost if it’s a regular addition. It would preform poorly as drainage as well as it will act as a particulate filter and clog eventually.

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