• Nora Goldstein, Editor, BioCycle

    Editorial: Circles, Cycles And Loops

    Nora Goldstein
    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 4

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    BioCycle World

    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 6

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  • Grant Berman (left) and Miles Macero of Dirty Boys Composting

    Composting Roundup

    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 10

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  • AgSTAR website redesign

    Anaerobic Digest

    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 14

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  • “Our collaboration allows us to more efficiently use our assets for more than one business unit,” says John Adelman, CEO of CPRC Group (center), along with Brett Richardson of We Compost It! (left) and Jim Hiltner. CPRC’s MB Bark composting facility (right) is in Auburn, Maine.

    Strategic Partnering For Composting Facility Growth

    We Compost It! in Maine and Roots Composting in Arizona are expanding their operations by aligning with larger companies that have compatible expertise, processing equipment and available land.
    Craig Coker
    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 19

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  • Physical contaminants of most concern to composters are the Big Three: Plastics, glass and produce stickers (above).

    Controlling Contamination In Collected Organics

    The Washington Department of Ecology, local governments and composters are working together to identify reasons behind increasing amounts of physical contamination and ways to reduce it.
    Mary Harrington
    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 22

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  • US Composting Council's STA Certified Compost seal

    Introducing … STA Certified Compost

    In a new development, the US Composting Council’s Seal of Testing Assurance Program can now be defined as a certification program.
    Ron Alexander and Al Rattie
    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 27

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  • Applying compost made from the base’s food scraps and wood chips on prairie plots and scattering the larval and nectar host seeds led to spectacular growth.

    Compost Restores Prairie, Improves Golf Course Turf

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord is using compost made from preconsumer food scraps on the base to restore habitat for several endangered species. Compost research at the base’s golf course also holds promise. Part II
    Ashley Blazina
    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 29

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  • Zeroing in on the food waste stream is a primary focus for Ecoverse. Available equipment includes the Tiger line of food waste depackagers.

    Focus On Organics Equipment

    Ecoverse Industries, Ltd. made a shift to organics over a decade ago, tapping into the sector’s long-term opportunities.
    Peter Gorrie
    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 33

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  • Napoleon Biogas, LLC processes organic waste from a neighboring Campbell Soup Company plant in Napoleon, Ohio. Underground pipes transport the organics from the plant to the digester (shown in foreground; biogas storage unit on right).

    Entrepreneur Connects Generators To AD

    A Northeast company brings anaerobic digestion and renewable energy to the feedstock sources in Ohio and New York State.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 34

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