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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 ...

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 ...

Food Waste Collection Innovations

by BioCycle Magazine  (Jul. 1, 2014)

As more food waste diversion programs roll out in the residential and commercial sectors, manufacturers and suppliers are responding with new collection and container tools. The weight and moisture content of food waste have led to innovations in equipment design and operation. An increase in residential food waste collection programs — and ...

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 2, 2014)

What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so that they remain in productive use and create further value. It may involve: Increasing the time products ...

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 ...

State Of Composting In The U.S.

by BioCycle Magazine  (Jul. 1, 2014)

The benefits of composting are well documented. Compost is a valuable soil conditioner. It adds needed organic matter, sequesters carbon, improves plant growth, conserves water, reduces reliance on chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and helps prevent nutrient runoff and erosion. Composting also reduces the volume of materials that might ...

Winning With Zero Waste

by BioCycle Magazine  (Jun. 1, 2014)

In the business of professional and collegiate sports, with top priority on championships, player injuries, and filling stadium seats, attending a meeting with Martin Tull, Executive Director of the Green Sports Alliance (Alliance), seems like a walk in the ballpark. “When we speak to potential members, we often say, ‘Would you like to ...

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.  ...

Rosendal`s Garden chose Big Hanna for composting their organic food waste

by Susteco AB  (Jun. 12, 2014)

The Rosendal's Garden is located on Djurgården, an island in the city centre of Stockholm, Sweden. It's a public garden with a café, greenhouses, plant shop, function hall and educational activities.  ...

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 ...

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