• The City of Toronto’s new anaerobic digester, the Disco Road Organics Processing Facility, has capacity to process about 83,000 tons/year of residential source separated organics (SSO).

    Toronto Expands Anaerobic Digestion Of Source Separated Organics

    Canada’s largest city started up its second digester to manage SSO collected from the residential sector, and is expanding capacity at its original facility.
    Peter Gorrie
    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 40

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  • All containers and carts are brought to a central food waste collection area where they are emptied into a 20-cy solar-powered compactor, which utilizes about 50 percent less energy than a standard compactor.

    San Diego Hotel Goes Big On Sustainability

    Hotel with over 1,000 guest rooms is diverting close to 400 tons annually of preconsumer food trimmings and postconsumer food scraps.
    Ana Carvalho
    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 30

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  • The tipping fee at the PCSWC for organics is $35/ton (compared with $52/ton for standard trash).

    Mountain Town Zeros In On Food Scraps Diversion

    “SCRAPS”— a joint program between the City of Aspen and Pitkin County, Colorado — is an example of how motivation and collaboration can propel organics diversion within a municipality.
    Nate Clark
    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 20

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  • BioCycle Energy

    Getting Renewable Energy Projects Done In “Still Tougher Times”

    Update to 2013 BioCycle article focuses on new hurdles and additional options to structure cost-effective renewable energy projects, get them financed, and move them to the finish line.
    Michael H. Levin
    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 35

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  • In May 2008, contractors installed a small run of sewer pipe in the upper portion of Wood Creek as well as rocks for bank protection, and covered the project area (top) with a two to four inch compost blanket to control erosion and sedimentation, as well as serve as a growing medium (vegetation shown bottom).

    Combatting Erosion With Compost

    Plymouth, Minnesota employs compost and native plants to restore stream banks, controlling erosion and preventing sediment runoff into the community’s lake.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 33

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    Calculating Tons To Composting In The U.S.

    Columbia University’s Earth Engineering Center surveyed the 50 states in 2013 to measure tons of MSW disposed, combusted, recycled and composted in the U.S.
    Nickolas J. Themelis and Ljupka Arsova
    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 27

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    Composting Roundup

    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 10

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    BioCycle World

    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 6

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  • Bio-Bus: sewage and municipal waste powered

    Anaerobic Digest

    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 13

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  • Eco-Products' Regalia™ compostable products

    Equipment News

    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 48

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