Compost releases nutrients slowly, contributes to soil structure, and helps with water retention and drainage. Compost may be applied year-round and is especially beneficial in the fall and spring. The recommended application is 2″- 3″ in depth.
WM EarthCare™ Homegrown Compost is approved for organic farming, is made from Bay Area yard trimmings and residential food scraps at our Covered Aerated Static Pile (CASP) composting facility at the Redwood Landfill, Inc. in Marin County. It is popular with Sonoma and Napa vineyards as well as home gardeners, landscapers and municipalities.
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WM EarthCare™ Chico Compost is made from yard trimmings from the City of Chico’s residential curbside collection and fall leaf collection programs, along with organic materials dropped off by landscapers and homeowners.
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WM EarthCare™ Homegrown Compost is a recipient of the US Composting Council Seal of Testing Assurance (STA), the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) listing for use in organic farming, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture nutrient label, the industry standards for quality.