Green materials are one type of waste that can be easily recycled such as being made into compost. Full of natural fertilising properties, organic matter can be reused as a way of improving soil for commercial and domestic use instead of burning it which is harmful for the environment and wasteful.
If you’re looking for a way of disposing of your green waste having it turned into compost is a great option. In this blog, we explain the benefits of compost.
What is compost?
Compost is a mix of organic matter which over time, goes through a process of composting. This is when the materials are slowly broken down into a soil-based substance that can be used in gardening, horticulture and farming. Compost is usually made up of soil, grass clippings, leaves and even old fruit.
The benefits of compost
Compost in a natural product that has so many benefits for the soil and agriculture. Unlike man-made products that contain dangerous chemicals, compost naturally enriches the soil by increasing moisture, repairing contaminated soil and generally improving its condition. This eliminates the need for chemicals which can harm the atmosphere and the produce being grown.
There are many factors that can damage soil such as pesticides, contamination and plant disease. Compost is a natural healer, improving the structure of soil by boosting the microorganism needed for enhancing nutrients and neutralising PH levels.
By removing the use of pesticides and other chemicals used for growth, you will see a change in the produce and plants that grow. Remember, soil provides food for your plants so you need to be mindful about what’s in it. Not only can compost result in fresher, stronger
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