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Use Compost

Use Compost

Compost is typically used as soil amendments, fertilizers, erosion control socks, and potting soil among many others.

 

Compost improves soil structure/porosity/aggregation, moisture infiltration/permeability/holding capacity, cation exchange capacity, organic matter content, vigorous root growth, supplies/increases beneficial soil microbes, plants more efficiently use/retain nutrients, and buffers soil pH.

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Find Compost:

Quickly and easily find quality STA Certified Compost sold near you, with our list and map of tested compost manufacturers.
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STA Certified Compost:

Get confidence the compost you buy is high quality. This compost is tested with Labs Certified STA for Compost, who are themselves carefully tested as high quality labs by the STA program.
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Labs Certified STA for Compost:

These labs use TMECC test methods and are held to high standards through the STA’s CAP program that tests the labs against each other. STA Certified Compost participants are required to use these labs.
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Learn:

Make your project successful through taking courses and reading articles to learn the benefits and suggested directions for utilizing compost. Grow lush plants, control erosion, and much more.
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Specify Compost:

Different projects have specific requirements for compost and STA Certified Compost for their projects. With our resources, you’ll have help navigating and emulating these expectations.
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USCC members are able to access the rest of the tools and content we make available on our website. Memberships help pay for our staff to collaborate with experts in the compost industry to create the tools you need.
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