Organic Resource Recycling
Turn your organic wastes into resources. Learn how the beneficial reuse of organics, from
soil amendments to bioenergy, provides environmental, economic and human health benefits for
Compared to 20 years ago, organics recycling claims a big chunk of Washington’s recycling
rate. Still, organics make up over 50 percent of all waste disposed in landfills. We are
working with institutions, state and local agencies, business, residential and agricultural
communities to turn those organic wastes into resources.
Achieving the following 30 year goals will take vision, commitment and cooperation.
- Establish robust markets for organic products, including soil amendments and bioenergy.
- Create closed-loop materials management where organics become products according to
highest and best use.
- Society supports a sustainable organics cycle and business and government operating
plans include organics management.