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    BioCycle Equipment & Systems Directory 2015

    Updated Listings. Online — BioCycle.net
    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 32

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    BioCycle World

    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 6

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    Composting Roundup

    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 12

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  • Oregon Dairy

    Anaerobic Digest

    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 16

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  • To make separation more convenient, foodservice employees can select bins that are most conducive to their particular stations. For example, a produce station uses a small round bucket atop the food bench.

    Military Base Steps Up To The Net Zero Challenge

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord planted the seeds for net zero waste in the early 2000s. Food scraps collection from dining halls and a commissary is helping push the needle. Part I
    Ashley Blazina
    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 19

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  • A “weigh and sort” done at one of Fort Drum’s dining facilities (above and below) estimated that the amount of food waste produced per meal was around 0.5 lbs/person.

    Zero Waste At Fort Drum

    The Fort Drum Army base in northern New York began collecting and composting preconsumer food scraps in Fall 2014.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 23

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  • A drum composter was selected for the Upper Galilee county in Israel, a major tourist region with 20,000 inhabitants.

    Small-Scale Composting In Mediterranean Tourist Regions

    The SCOW Project has been developing low-cost collection and composting systems for source separated organics in agro-tourism areas around the Mediterranean.
    Dan Levanon, Ramón Plana and Gemma Nohales
    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 25

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  • The Maryland Department of the Environment notes that the recycling rate for yard trimmings was 70.9 percent in 2012, while the recycling rate for food waste was about 8.5 percent. Veteran Compost (facility above) in Aberdeen, Maryland composts food waste with ground wood.

    Organics Recycling In Maryland

    Composting rule revision, utilization of compost by the Maryland State Highway Administration and consideration of food waste disposal ban are among recent developments.
    Lori Scozzafava
    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 28

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  • Allstate Arena is advancing organics diversion, recycling and energy efficiency.

    Sports Teams Build Food Recovery Awareness

    Growing numbers of professional sports teams and organizations are capturing edible food in their venues for donation, while continuing to divert food scraps to composting programs.
    Marsha W. Johnston
    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 34

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  • Crops that need a lot of nitrogen, such as corn (above), may need commercial fertilizer in addition to compost. For orchard crops, such as cherries and apples, compost alone can provide all necessary fertilization.

    Compost Use Trials On Ontario Farms

    Results find compost benefits are dependent on soil type, crops being grown and their nitrogen requirements, the soil’s need for organic matter and the weather.
    Peter Gorrie
    BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 39

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