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by Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable  (Oct. 1, 1997)

Introduction Composting is a controlled biological process by which organic contaminants (e.g., PAHs) are converted by microorganisms (under aerobic and anaerobic conditions) to innocuous, stabilized byproducts. Typically, thermophilic conditions (54 to 65 °C) must be maintained to properly compost soil contaminated with hazardous organic ...

Are incineration and landfills the answer to save us from the recycling crisis?

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jun. 22, 2016)

For plastic recycling, this year hasn’t exactly been one of the best – what is to blame? Oil. Shockingly, it actually costs more to recycle old plastic than it does to make new in many ways. Petroleum prices have fallen so low, as low as 70% below the level in June 2014. This may be great for some – however with it has fallen ...

The value of compost

by Springer  (May 1, 2005)

Without ...

Composting Roundup

by BioCycle Magazine  (Mar. 1, 2016)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Ninja Food Scraps Collection Service Compost Ninja, an Iowa-based organics collection business founded by Aaron Hanson, started service on November 1, 2015. The Compost Ninja provides customers a 5-gallon bucket, which are set out weekly. The business currently has 39 residential and small business accounts in Iowa County, ...

Composting dairy solids with the ac composter

by Engineered Compost Systems  (Jun. 9, 2011)

In October, ECS began conducting trials at California State University Fresno to explore using the new patent pending AC Composter system to manage dairy manure solids and comply with air-quality standards. A two-zone portable pilot system was delivered by ECS and installed at the CSUF's research dairy. This research is being conducted with funds ...

Compost Operators Forum · Modeling a Compost Facility

GEORGIA leads the nation in poultry production, processing nearly 1.5 billion birds a year. A majority of the poultry operations are concentrated in north Georgia. With over 1.5 million tons of poultry litter produced on an annual basis, some of the resulting issues facing the poultry production industry include: Reduced land area on farms to ...

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 ...

Compost Users Forum: Compost Marketing Trends In The U.S.

by BioCycle Magazine  (Jul. 1, 2000)

“We know there are limiting factors in this sector,” acknowledges Hans Van Dusen, who is on the contract implementation staff for Seattle Public Utilities. “Transient populations as well as space in downtown and older buildings are problematic, but multifamily recycling has emerged as a priority for the city.” Seattle has taken a number of steps ...

Composting in Wiltshire-schools

by Susteco AB  (Mar. 17, 2011)

Background - St Laurence is a popular 11-18 Church of England Comprehensive School in Bradford- on-Avon, with specialist performing arts status. They achieved their bronze Eco-School status in April 2007 and are well on their way to achieving their silver award. The school's eco-group call themselves ECO (Environmental Care Organisation) and ...

Devontalk - Composting in schools in Devon

by Susteco AB  (Mar. 21, 2010)

Do you know what London's 02 Arena and Okehampton College have in common? It's something called Big Hanna, a huge shiny composter that turns all their food waste into compost. Big Hanna arrived in Okehampton last year and immediately made her presence felt because someone had to look after her and feed her regularly. That someone is ...

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