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How do we create organic compost?

We believe passionately in composting; we process over 35,000 tonnes of green waste, which is used to improve the soil for farmers across Devon.

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1. Kerbside and recycling centre green waste is delivered to our five sites across Devon

2. Our high speed shredder breaks down the material

3. It is then fed into a screener

4. 95% of materials pass through a 40mm screen

5. The compost is then managed to maturity over 14 weeks. It is turned often to regulate the internal heat

6. Samples are then set off to a laboratory to check levels of nutrients

7. After weeks of careful management, it has transformed into a PAS 100 soil conditioner

8. The team offer technical support and recommend the optimum quantity of compost for spreading, based on the lab results

The results?

  • Nutrients are drawn deep into the soil
  • Increased water retention
  • Increased biological activity