Announcing FREE organic waste drop-off in Nashville! Starting October 1st, Davidson County residents will be able to drop their food and lawn & garden waste at the East and Omohundro Convenience Centers as part of the Nashville Zero-Waste Initiative. Bring your compostables and we’ll do the rest. Reduce Waste. Help the environment. Make a difference.
The Compost Company is creating a more sustainable future by removing organic waste from our landfills and returning it to the soil. In doing so, we offer reduced waste-disposal fees for restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops and more, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create the highest quality organic soil and mulch products for farmers, gardeners and landscapers.
We provide collection and drop-off services for all types of organic waste to help you meet your sustainability goals. Let us show you how easy and cost-effective food waste recycling can be.
We’ve perfected the process of converting your organic waste into high quality soil amendments, diverting food waste from landfills and reducing greenhouse gases along the way.
We provide nutrient-rich soil amendments such as compost, mulch, and topsoil blends, helping your plants and gardens thrive. Build soil health in your vegetable garden, raised beds and flower beds. We also brew compost tea for application on lawns and gardens.
Whether you are a restaurant, grocery store, hotel, or school, let us take care of your organic waste and help you reach your sustainability goals.
Help your plants, gardens, and landscaping installations thrive with natural, nutrient-rich soil amendments.
Our finest compost material and your secret weapon. A nutrient-rich blend of organic feedstocks aged to perfection, Secret Blend compost has no equal. There’s no better amendment for your soil. $65/cubic yard
Great for use on organic vegetable gardens, potted plants, or topdressing lawns
For incorporating into your existing soil or top-dressing your trees, shrubs, lawns and veggies, Premium Screened Compost has the natural, garden-feeding firepower to make it your best planting year ever. $50/cubic yard
Excellent for use on new lawns and overseeding projects, building raised beds when mixed with topsoil, and increasing drainage and soil tilth
Our aged Premium Screened compost straight from the windrow. $35/cubic yard
NOTE: This product is unscreened and will contain some non-composted material and larger particles that would otherwise be screened out of our compost. Please call for further information.
Topsoil + Compost = happy plants. We combine high-quality screened topsoil with our Premium Screened compost to create a perfect blend for raised beds, pots, or filling low spots in your yard. $60/cubic yard
Best for use in raised garden beds and soil-building projects
All-natural hardwood mulch, aged and double-ground for top-quality color and texture. Free of dyes and chemicals so you know you’re treating your gardens and beds to the best. $20/cubic yard
Also known as, pardon our French, Bad A** Mulch. We blend our natural hardwood mulch with Premium Screened compost for a mulch unlike any other. It’s mulch with a kick. $45/cubic yard
All of our products are available in 1 and 2 cubic foot burlap bags. Please call for ahead for pricing and to schedule delivery or pickup. We bag all products to order.
If you like our compost you will love our Compost Tea. We use all of our compost products as the basis for our teas, then add in additional ingredients to create an active “Living Tea” to give your plants the nutritional and microbial boost they need to thrive. Please call ahead for pricing and availability.
Founder & COO
Mr. Wansing holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University and a Master of Science in Sustainability from Lipscomb University. He is a licensed Architect in the State of Tennessee. Ed is a LEED Accredited Professional and has been a leader of the Green Building and Sustainability movement in Middle Tennessee for over 10 years. He served as Chair of the Emerging Professionals National Committee and the Middle Tennessee US Green Building Council. He has served on many other boards and committees including Cheatham County Habitat for Humanity and the Friends of the Cheatham County Bicentennial Trail. Ed and his wife Carly have been recognized for their work in the Green Building Industry, for their contributions to the community and for their energy efficiency and sustainability achievements at their home.
Clay Ezell is a certified Master Composter, a USCC-Certified Site Operator and graduate of New York’s EarthMatter training program, where he took part in the NYC Local Organics Recovery Project, processing organic waste from the five boroughs of New York City for use in local parks. He is a member of the US Composting Council, the Tennessee Environmental Council and the Cumberland River Compact. Clay is a native Nashvillian who, in addition to being happy to be home, is dedicated to helping realize the dream of making Nashville the Greenest city in the Southeast. He is an active volunteer with Publicolor and the American Chestnut Foundation, and serves on the board of FriendsLife Community and Tennessee Conservation Voters.