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How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 19, 2015)

It would take farm land the size of Mexico just to grow the amount of food that humans produce, but do not eat, every year. More food goes uneaten at the consumption phase of the supply chain—in places like homes, restaurants and cafeterias—than at any other stage. Almost all urban areas experience high levels of food waste—food ...

The County council in Val de Marne, France install a second Big Hanna composter in Valenton

by Susteco AB  (Apr. 8, 2015)

The County council in Val de Marne located south east of Paris, continue to implement their policy of sustainable development and management of food waste by installing a second Big Hanna modell T120 to convert the organic food waste from the canteen at the county technical department in Valenton. ...

Adding AD To Existing Composting Site Footprint

by BioCycle Magazine  (Mar. 1, 2015)

About an hour’s drive west of Munich in southern Germany, the City of Augsburg had been served by an indoor composting facility since 1994. It was operated by Abfallverwertung Augsburg (AVA), three quarters of which was initially owned by the City of Augsburg and the districts of Aichach-Friedberg and Augsburg. Until recently, the remaining ...

Practical Guide to Kitchen Composting, Experiences, Concepts & Simple Tips.

by Nubila Services  (Feb. 26, 2015)

Thanks to our friends Blair and Nando, from Art of Cultural Evolution Concepts, ideas, foundation, simple tips, hands on experiences and, processes to set up a Small Composting Pile in your household. Article summirizes basic and simple tips on small scale household composting. Main ...

We love compost (And You Should, Too!)

by Nubila Services  (Feb. 4, 2015)

In general terms refers to the process of converting decomposable organic materials into useful and stable matter to be used as fertilizer and soil amendment. Current situation in US  As per latest figures published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans generated a total of 251 million tons of solid ...

Maryland’s New Composting Regulations

by BioCycle Magazine  (Dec. 1, 2014)

After a year of comments and revisions, the Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) is scheduled to publish its new rules for permitting composting facilities this month (December) in the Maryland Register for a final 30-day comment period. Initially proposed last January, the slightly revised composting regulations are expected to take effect in ...

Bio-conversion of organic waste using composting technologies – a review

by Inderscience Publishers  (Dec. 24, 2014)

Composting is nowadays evolving as a highly technical process for processing organic waste separately replacing landfilling along with municipal solid waste. Vegetable waste with high organic content can be composted to produce nutrient rich material that can work as soil conditioner instead of dumping in open landfills. Various studies reveal ...

Compost Tumblers - the most effective method of composting

by Biofinch Ltd.  (Jul. 21, 2014)

There are many different methods of composting, and there are a number of products now available to those who compost. The compost bin to buy depends on the needs of the garden or home. With that said, compost tumblers provide an efficient, low maintenance, and reliable method of composting. One of the many misconceptions about composting is that ...

Ordinances To Amend Soils Boost Compost Demand

by BioCycle Magazine  (Oct. 19, 2014)

Municipalities everywhere are realizing that some of the environmental issues they are grappling with locally may be mitigated by healthier soils. In the late 1990s, when Puget Sound Chinook salmon was listed as threatened, Washington State officials scrambled to find ways to improve water quality in the Puget Sound and protect spawning streams. ...

Aerobic Composting 101

by Biofinch Ltd.  (Jul. 21, 2014)

If you have recently purchased a compost tumbler bin, let me be the first to say congratulations! You’ve just taken the first step toward aerobic composting. What is aerobic composting, you ask, and why is it so great? In this article, we’ll explain how aerobic composting works and what you need to do to get started. There are two ...

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