Nature's Needs, located near the city of North Plains, is owned and operated by Recology, a leading recycling and resource recovery company. The facility has been serving the neighboring communities for over a decade. We are committed to producing a high quality organic soil amendment to help rebuild and fortify agricultural soils for higher productivity and a cleaner environment.

Nature's Needs currently processes approximately 35,000 tons of yard trimming and land clearing materials each year. Organic compost products produced by Nature's Needs are used as soil amendments to many agricultural industries including landscape yards, orchards, and vineyards.

Nature's Needs - 100 Best Green Companies 2010Nature's Needs utilizes an aerobic compost process, which produces a high quality amendment to any soil. Nature's Needs' quality assurance program includes routine nutrient, metal, and pathogen analysis to ensure a high quality, consistent product that meets the needs and high expectations of our customers. Current test results are available upon request.

Nature's Needs is committed to providing our customers and the communities we serve with the highest quality of service, innovative programs and sustainable practices. We are available to respond to your questions and look forward to fulfilling your composting needs.

How Can I Buy Compost?
If you want to buy our compost, please visit our buy compost page for details on how you can purchase the compost produced by Nature's Needs.

What Are the Benefits of Compost?
Are you curious about how compost benefits the environment? Check out our 10 Reason's to Compost page. For tips on how to use compost in your garden, go to the Spring Gardening Tips page.
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Operating Hours:
Monday - Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Sunday