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.

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

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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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