Litter is classified as biodegradable waste and can be processed by composting after use. Composting is a way of using biodegradable waste, which with sufficient temperature, humidity and air access ensures the microbiological conversion of organic matter into loose soil - compost. Compost contains stabilized organic substances and plant nutrients that have an immediate impact on the yields of farmland and the ability to retain water in the soil.
Composting requires air circulation, sufficient moisture content and the presence of living organisms. Additionlly, the presence of inorganic substances, especially carbon and nitrogen, will greatly accelerate the composting process. These are abundantly in the excrements of farmed animals. Composting wood and cellulose requires sufficient aeration, which can be achieved by turning composite material. The final material is ready for application to the soil.