Compost confers many chemical, physical, and biological benefits to the soil. First, compost supplies nutrients essential to plant growth. Compost contains small amounts of nitrogen, which is often the limiting soil element for optimum plant growth. For more information about compost and mulch, see Benefits of Compost and What is Compost and Mulch.

Jurisdictions Using Compost and Mulch

Rebates for Using Compost and Mulch

Fact Sheets

Municipal Compost Sites

Support in Using Compost and Mulch

CalRecycle Publications

State and Municipal Projects

Community Gardens