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Loop® compost is on the horizon.

For more than 40 years, Loop has been the essential ingredient in compost. With a full suite of nutrients and loads of organic matter (just like Loop itself) compost made with Loop builds healthy soil, holds water, and grows lush gardens and landscapes.

In 2020 our compost partner, GroCo Inc. and Sawdust Supply, closed their business. We’ve known that our compost partner was planning to close for many years, and we are exploring bringing a new retail product, Loop compost, to market.

With our own compost product, we could expand our Loop product line, access new markets, and keep more Loop local. We could use a County owned Loop compost in public areas and parks, and distribute it to our neighbors, community gardens, and more. Right now this a dream that has some big challenges, but we are working to make it a reality. With an exciting retail product of our own to work towards, we know we can provide more flexibility for our biosolids program and continue to provide our ever-growing number of residents with a sustainable solution.

Loop education, outreach, and compost donation programs will continue using GroCo compost we have on hand, though they may be on a more limited basis during this transition. If you have specific questions, please contact us and we are happy to tell you more.

Unfortunately, GroCo compost won’t be available for retail sale anymore, but we recommend using other local biosolids products.

GroCo compost product information

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