South Valley Organics (SVO) receives approximately 40,000 tons of food scraps and yard trimmings from residents in the South Bay Area that are used as organic feedstock material. Located in Gilroy, California, the site utilizes two different compost processes for varying feedstocks:
- A tarp-type In-Vessel Compost System provides the optimum environment for food scrap composting.
- An Open-Windrow System provides maximum aeration to compost yard trimming materials.
Recology Organics facilities produce a variety of compost and soil amendment blends from various organic materials that we recover from nearby communities. Compost, custom blends, and mulch products are available for sale to commercial customers.
The Recology Organics team also provides consultation services to customers who wish to optimize their soil amendment blend with minerals and other supplements.Most Recology Organics facilities also serve as green waste or food waste drop off centers. Disposal fees vary, so please contact us for rates.
Recology Premium Compost
This nutrient-rich compost is made from a unique feedstock that includes food scraps and yard trimmings. It encourages leafy growth and succulence, increases microbial activity, promotes strong root systems, and improves soil structure. This is a favorite of orchards, vineyards and organic farmers. Recology Premium Compost has US Compost Council Seal of Testing Assurance.
This nutrient rich soil amendment is made from yard trimmings, municipal green materials and some food scraps. This compost is especially good for agricultural and landscape applications. Recology Compost is screened to about 3/8 inch and available in bulk. This compost is OMRI listed and is STA Approved by the US Composting Council.
We take special orders and can blend our high quality compost with additional amendments suited to your specific growing needs. Call us for consultation services.