Spring has sprung and many of you are looking forward to planting a vegetable garden or updating your landscape. Getting pesticide-free compost and mulch is easy if you’re in the Kansas City area. Just head to Missouri Organic!
Every year they save more than 32 million pounds of food waste from area landfills, which is enough to cover 15 football fields a foot deep. They combine this food waste with a portion of the more than 150,000 cubic yards of brush brought to their facilities to create 27,000 tons of compost annually.
“Our mission is to produce the highest quality products that our customer can depend on year after year. We’re a family-owned company and the largest state permitted recycling facility in Missouri. Our products are environmentally safe and our rigorous quality control system ensures a rich mixture that’s disease free, weed free and free of harmful pathogens. Our trademark is the consistent color and texture. At least once a year, we do a random test of our compost for pesticides and herbicide contaminations.We’ve never detected any contamination in our compost.”