Factsheet: Composting Certifications

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2022: $29,137.00
Projected End Date: 03/01/2023
Grant Recipient: Brooklyn Grange
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Benjamin Flanner
Brooklyn Grange
Consumers face confusing and conflicting information about compostable products. The mixed messaging makes it hard to tell when compostable packaging or single-use items are a good choice, or how to actually get the compostable thing to a compost system! This fact sheet summarizes industry terms, and some certifications you might see on compostable goods. Last updated March 2023.
Fact Sheet
Maya Kutz, Brooklyn Grange
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Consumers
Ordering info:
This product is associated with the project "Sustainable Microgreens Packaging"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.