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Benefits of Compost

Compost has a variety of benefits, both from an environmental standpoint as well as in ensuring the integrity of your project. When used correctly, compost saves money through reduced maintenance costs, ensures your project is more sustainable, and increases your project’s overall likelihood of success among other environmental benefits (download factsheet here). The US Composting Council has collaborated with Association of American Plant Food Control Officials (AAPFCO) to create a list of benefits of compost backed up by research. The benefits of compost include those listed in this article.

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