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Bio-Stabilization of MSW in Argentina - Case Study

by Managed Organic Recyling, Inc  (Jan. 5, 2015)

Largest Landfill in South America uses the Covered Aerated Static Pile (CASP) composting system to Bio-Stabilize 400 tons/day of Mix Solid Waste (MSW) derived from the landfill sparation facility. 2500 tons of un-separated MSW arrives daily from the City of Buenos Aries and the surronding area (population 12 million). Roughly 65 percent of the ...

New York City Organics Collection

by BioCycle Magazine  (Jan. 1, 2015)

New York City’s (NYC) two-year pilot program to collect source separated organics — food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings — separately from refuse is now officially one year old. Through September 2014, this program, run by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY), has expanded its service to approximately 100,000 ...

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 ...

Installation of a Big Hanna composter in a block of flats for young students and workers in Besançon, France.

by Susteco AB  (Dec. 12, 2014)

SYBERT is a regional waste management company covering 198 local councils with 230 000 residents. SYBERT's strategy is focused on waste minimization and a variety of measures have been introduced to change peoples habits regarding waste.  In order to be able to offer solutions that makes it possible to avoid or minimize waste at source an ...

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. ...

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 ...

Benefits of composting at home

by Biofinch Ltd.  (Jul. 21, 2014)

There are a lot of ways that we can take part in helping save the environment. Ways include water management, smart shopping, fuel efficiency and recycling. However, the most environmentally valuable action that we can all take part is composting. Through composting, we are helping out in reducing the overflow of worldwide waste considering that ...

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