In 2015 nationally, the composting of food rose from 1.94 million tons in 2014 (5% food)
to 2.10 million tons in 2015 (5.3% food!)
Why should you compost?
Compost returns valuable nutrients to the soil to help maintain soil quality and fertility.
Compost is a mild, slow release, natural fertilizer that won’t burn plants like chemical fertilizers. … Provides organic matter and nutrients which will improve plant growth and lead to better yields.