Skip Navigation LinksDEP > Citizens > Recycling and Disposal > Composting > Farm

On-Farm Composting

NEW - On Farm Composting (PDF Presentation) - PASA Farming for the Future Conference - Feb. 5-7, 2009
Permitting Exemptions
Agricultural waste used as part of normal farming operations. See 287.101 for details.
Food waste used as part of normal farming operations. See 287.101 for details.
Permit Application Forms
General Permit WMGM017 (PDF) for On-Farm composting of manure, yard waste, source separated food scraps from food markets, grocery stores, food banks, food distribution centers, school cafeterias and institutions, source-separated newspaper, and source-separated corrugated paper (cardboard).
NEW Form 20 - Application for Municipal or Residual Waste General Permit and Application Checklists 2540-PM-BWM0397
General Information Form for a Residual or Municipal Waste General Permit 2540-PM-BWM0515
Form E - GP Contractual Consent of Landowner 2540-PM-BWM0217
Form HW-C - Compliance History 2540-FM-BWM0058
Form L - Contingency Plan 2540-PM-BWM0384
Form 27M - Acceptance of General Permit Conditions (if required by department) 2540-PM-BWM0146
Report Forms
Inspection Forms