Good News!

The COVID-19 virus does NOT survive in Compost, so you’re safe to use compost in your Victory Garden!

Learn more about COVID-19 and Compost in an article by Sally Brown

Letter To The BioCycle Community: COVID-19 And Organics Recycling




In The Time of COVID-19

The US Composting Council has partnered with the Institute for Local Self Reliance to bring you four informative webinars that provide perspective and advice on managing compost operations during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Webinar Series Part 1: Reviewing Safe Procedures (4.1.2020)

Webinar Series Part 2: Composting IS an Essential Service (4.7.2020)

Webinar Series Part 3: Navigating COVID-19 for Small-Scale Food Scrap Collectors (4.14.2020)

Webinar Series Part 4: The Re-emergence of the “Victory Garden”: Selling Compost to Customers Sheltering in Place

Webinar Series Part 5: Engage Your Customers In the Victory Garden Movement



The US Composting Council is continuously updating its page on COVID-19 with resources for compost manufacturers, collectors and others in the industry as new research, rulings, regulations and policies are developed.

To visit the USCC website