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Nov, 09 2023

From Gardens to Agriculture: Exploring the Diverse Applications of Compost in Today's Market

The compost market finds versatile applications across various sectors. Compost enriches soil health and fertility in agriculture, promoting sustainable farming practices. Home gardening benefits from compost's organic nutrients for lush and vibrant gardens. In landscaping, compost enhances soil quality for beautiful and healthy green spaces. Horticulture relies on compost to nurture plants and flowers. Additionally, compost finds use in other sectors, including urban reclamation and erosion control, showcasing its role in promoting eco-friendly practices across various applications.

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the Europe Compost Market value, which was USD 36.94 million in 2021, is expected to reach USD 52.14 million by 2029, at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period 2022-2029. The rising trend of urban gardening, including container and community gardening, has increased demand for compost. Gardeners in urban areas rely on compost to improve soil quality and support healthy plant growth in limited or shared garden spaces.

Key Findings of the Study

Europe Compost Market

Government regulations are expected to drive the market's growth rate

Supportive regulations and incentives are crucial in promoting composting and its utilization in the compost market. Governments and local authorities may introduce policies encouraging composting practices, diverting organic waste from landfills, and reducing environmental impact. Financial incentives, tax credits, or subsidies for compost production and usage further incentivize businesses and individuals to adopt sustainable practices. These regulations and incentives help create a favorable environment for composting, fostering a circular economy and reducing waste.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2022 to 2029

Base Year


Historic Years

2020 (Customizable to 2014-2019)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

Product Type (Yard Trimmings, Food Wastes, Leaves, Manure, Mushroom Compost, and Vermicomposting), Application (Agriculture, Home Gardening, Landscaping, Horticulture, and Others)

Countries Covered

Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe.

Market Players Covered

COMPO (Germany), Compost Direct (U.K.), SAMAGRO NV (Belgium), AVFALL SVERIGE (Sweden), Suståne Natural Fertilizer, Inc. (U.S.), Fertagon (Hungary), Biodinamika, UAB (Lithuania), Carbon Gold Ltd (U.K.), Group Solum (Norway), Komeco B.V. (Netherlands), AGRO POWER DÜNGEMITTEL GMBH (Germany), Erdenwerk Gregor Ziegler GmbH (Germany), Compost Biogas Association (U.K.), CZ Biom (Czech Republic), RESEAU Compostplus (France)

Data Points Covered in the Report

In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.

Segment Analysis:

The Europe compost market is segmented based on product type and application. 

  • On the basis of product type, Europe compost market is segmented into yard trimmings, food wastes, leaves, manure, mushroom compost, and vermicomposting.
  • On the basis of application, Europe compost market is segmented into agriculture, home gardening, landscaping, horticulture, and others.

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the Europe compost market players in Europe compost market are COMPO (Germany), Compost Direct (U.K.), SAMAGRO NV (Belgium), AVFALL SVERIGE (Sweden), Suståne Natural Fertilizer, Inc. (U.S.), Fertagon (Hungary), Biodinamika, UAB (Lithuania), Carbon Gold Ltd (U.K.), Group Solum (Norway).

Europe Compost Market

Market Developments

  • In August 2022, Synagro Technologies, Inc. finalized its acquisition of Liberty Composting Inc. This acquisition expands Synagro's presence in the composting sector, strengthening its commitment to sustainable waste management and environmental solutions. Liberty Composting's expertise in composting and organic waste processing complements Synagro's mission to advance environmental sustainability. The merger enhances their ability to deliver comprehensive and eco-friendly solutions in the environmental services industry.
  • In December 2021, LaSalle Agri joined Lambton College's ITCRC (Information Technology & Communication Research Centre) to introduce a cross-platform application. This application facilitates collaboration among stakeholders, including buyers, sellers, and couriers, streamlining sales processes. The partnership's primary goal is to enable real-time geographical tracking of the company's trucking services, enhancing operational efficiency and visibility across the supply chain.

Regional Analysis

Geographically, the countries covered in the Europe compost market report are Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe.

As per Data Bridge Market Research analysis:

Germany is the dominant region in the Europe compost market during the forecast period 2022-2029

Germany dominates the European compost market due to a heightened awareness of the harmful consequences associated with chemical fertilizers and pesticides. As consumers and agricultural practices become more environmentally conscious, the demand for organic and sustainable alternatives such as compost is rising. Germany's proactive approach to eco-friendly farming and gardening positions it as a leader in the European compost industry.

Switzerland is expected to dominate the Europe compost market in the forecast period 2022-2029

Switzerland anticipates significant growth in the European compost market due to a strong demand for organic farming products. The country's commitment to environmentally friendly agricultural practices and the increasing awareness of the benefits of compost as a sustainable soil amendment contribute to this growth. As Switzerland continues to prioritize organic and eco-conscious farming, it emerges as a critical contributor to the expansion of the European compost market.

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