The Pollution We Get From The Waste VS The Benefits We Get By Composting It

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Benefits of Compost to the Land and Agriculture

  • Water and soil conservation.
  • Protects groundwater quality.
  • Avoids methane production and leachate formation in landfills by diverting organics from landfills into compost.
  • Prevents erosion and turf loss on roadsides, hillsides, playing fields and golf courses.
  • Drastically reduces the need for pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Facilitates reforestation, wetlands restoration, and wildlife habitat revitalization efforts by amending contaminated, compacted and marginal soils.
  • Long-term stable organic matter source.
  • Buffers soil pH levels.
  • Minimizes odors from agricultural areas.
  • Adds organic matter, humus and cation exchange capacity to regenerate poor soils.
  • Suppresses certain plant diseases and parasites and kills weed seeds.
  • Increases yield and size in some crops.
  • Increases length and concentration of roots in some crops.
  • Increases soil nutrient content and water holding capacity of sandy soils and water infiltration of clay soils.
  • Reduces fertilizer requirements.
  • Restores soil structure after natural soil microorganisms have been reduced by the use of chemical fertilizers; compost is a soil healthy supplement.
  • Increases earthworm populations in soil.
  • Provides slow, gradual release of nutrients, reducing loss from contaminated soils.
  • Reduces water requirements and irrigation.
  • Provides opportunity for extra income; high quality compost can be sold at a premium price in established markets.
  • Moves manure to non-traditional markets that do not exist for raw manure.
  • Brings higher prices for organically grown crops.
  • Reduces solid waste disposal fees.
  • Ends wasting large quantities of recyclable raw ingredients.
  • Educates consumers on the benefits of food waste composting.
  • Markets your establishment as environmentally conscious.
  • Markets your establishment as one that assists local farmers and the community.
  • Helps close the food waste loop by returning it back to agriculture.
  • Reduces the need for more landfill space.

Benefits of Compost to the Food Industry

 

  • Reduces solid waste disposal fees.
  • Ends wasting large quantities of recyclable raw ingredients.
  • Educates consumers on the benefits of food waste composting.
  • Markets your establishment as environmentally conscious.
  • Markets your establishment as one that assists local farmers and the community.
  • Helps close the food waste loop by returning it back to agriculture.
  • Reduces the need for more landfill space.

Post time: Jun-17-2021