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The organic farm and restaurant `O Fogar do Santiso` in Spain is composting on-site with Big Hanna composter

by Susteco AB  (Mar. 28, 2014)

'O Fogar do Santiso' is an organic farm and restaurant located approximately 15 km south from Santiago de Compostela in the Galicia region in northern Spain. In the autumn of 2013 a Big Hanna composter model T240 was installed to compost the organic waste on-site.  ...

Small-Scale Biosolids Composting

by BioCycle Magazine  (Oct. 25, 2013)

Cambridge, Ohio retrofitted a portion of its vacuum assisted drying beds into a covered composting facility, processing about 300 dry tons/year of biosolids and wood chips. Like many small communities in an agricultural area, the City of Cambridge, Ohio (pop. 14,000) managed biosolids generated by its 2.25 mgd Water Pollution Control Center (WPCC) ...

Trimming costs with Composting

by BioCycle Magazine  (Jan. 1, 2013)

Weis Markets, Inc. has an interest in diverting organics from its grocery stores as part of its overall sustainability goals, but to bring an individual store onto the program is always decided by the economics. “It has to balance out,” says Ginny Frederick, Facilities Manager for Weis Markets. “If it costs too much at a ...

Composting Organics In Canada

by BioCycle Magazine  (Oct. 1, 2012)

Organic waste diversion is spreading steadily across Canada, with greater tonnages being collected through residential curbside pick ups and depots, as well as from food processors and others in the industrial, commercial and institutional sectors. At the federal level, Canada’s government has a small presence in organics diversion and ...

WASATCH Composting Facility

by Managed Organic Recyling, Inc  (Sep. 1, 2012)

Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District utilizes the Aerated Static Pile (ASP) Composting System designed by Managed Organic Recycling, Inc.  The system was installed to reduce odors that occured during the previously used open windrow composting method.  Phase one is currently under construction with completion estimated by Summer ...

Homogenous mixing for shortening of composting processes case study

by AVA- Huep GmbH u. Co. KG  (Apr. 14, 2014)

Various treatment processes are used today for manufacturing compost, of which two are of particular interest in terms of mixing and treatment technology. They are open composting and container composting. In both cases e.g. sewage sludge (wet and dry), chopped paper, loppings, green waste, and sawdust are pre-mixed with the possible addition of ...

Retrofit facilitates food waste composting

by BioCycle Magazine  (Feb. 1, 2013)

Waste Connections, Inc. (WCI), the third largest waste and recycling company in North America, recently invested $10 million to upgrade Silver Springs Organics (Silver Springs), a commercial composting facility in Washington State that it purchased in 2009 from Greg Schoenbachler, Silver Springs’ founder. The facility, located in Rainier, ...

Evaluating composting for contingency bases

by BioCycle Magazine  (Nov. 1, 2012)

Technology is being evaluated to demonstrate a potentially viable supplement to waste incineration at Department of Defense bases that support operations of deployed units. To help address the solid waste management challenges at Department of Defense contingency bases overseas, the National Defense Center for Energy and Environment (NDCEE) is ...

Composting of petroleum contaminated soil case study

by Environmental BioTechnologies, Inc.  (Jun. 7, 2013)

Soils contaminated with hydrocarbons are generated during oil and gas production. Remediation by land treatment is a popular, inexpensive option however, in cold climates temperature limits the time available for treatment each year. Companies would prefer an economical, low maintenance treatment alternative which could operate throughout the year ...

Rapid Mono-Composting Biosolids Facility

by Managed Organic Recyling, Inc  (Sep. 1, 2012)

California Cental Valley composter utilizes the Managed Organic Recycling, Inc. Covered Aerated Static Pile (ASP) Composting System to meet Air Board regulations requireing greated than 90% capture of emissions (VOCs).  System was developed to rapidly compost bisolids to meet PFRP (process to further reduce pathogens) and compost stability in ...

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