Farmers that apply compost to land can earn carbon credits (and ultimately cash) through the Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) ‘Measurement of soil carbon sequestration in agricultural systems’ method.
To assist farmers navigate the registration and compliance process, MRA has developed the following webinars. For a blog post summarising the ERF and the benefits of carbon to soil click here.
Compost for Carbon- Cropping webinar
Compost for Carbon- Pastures webinar
This project has been funded by the NSW Government’s Waste Less Recycle More fund to promote demand for recycled organics by increasing awareness of the ERF “Measurement of soil carbon sequestration in agricultural systems” method. The method can be used Australia-wide.