Countrystyle’s In-vessel Composting (IVC) facility at Ridham in Kent

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We convert food, garden and other horticultural green waste material into a range of horticultural, landscape and agricultural products by providing the optimum controlled conditions for organic waste to be composted. Our IVC facility has a full category 3 ABPR (Animal By-Product Regulations) licence.

Our range of soil improver and compost products are BSI PAS100 compliant and fully accredited by the State Veterinary Service.

Recycling organic waste

What material do we accept?

  • Local authority ‘civic amenity’ or ‘recycling centre’ collected garden waste
  • Horticultural green waste
  • Kerbside collected kitchen food waste
  • Commercial fruit & vegetable waste
  • Catering waste including meat and fish
  • Liquid food wastes

View our Organics Specification 


Our range of high specification products has a wide variety of uses including in agriculture, horticulture and landscaping. Our compost products offer our customers:

  • Improved structure & texture
  • Increased moisture retention
  • Improved aeration
  • Increased nutrient value
  • Advantageous levels of potassium, nitrogen and phosphorus which are produced by micro-organisms in the compost
  • Improved fertility for tired, un-worked or clay soils
  • Encourages healthy root development

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