• 70 % of the worlds waste can be composted.
  • Each year the average American throws away approximately 1,200 lbs of organic waste which includes grass, leaves, tree trimming and food waste that can be composted.
  • On average it costs $35 per ton to compost waste, $50 per ton to landfill it and up to $75 per ton to incinerate it.
  • Compost is usually spread three inches deep for new lawns and one inch thick on established lawns.
  • One yard of compost will cover about 330 square feet at one inch thick.
  • Properly operated compost sites can help reduce methane gases that can be created from landfilling. This is about 23 times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

8 Finished Compost compost benefits