Aerobic Composting And Anaerobic Digestion
Figure 2. Aerobic and anaerobic conditions (Image courtesy of U.S. Composting Council)

Both processes manage decomposition, carried out by biological organisms transforming the materials through chemical reactions. There are pros and cons to each process, and they can be used in series to enhance the value proposition of recycling organic materials.
Craig Coker
BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 32

 

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Odor Treatment At Composting Facilities
Figure 1. Biofilter cross-section

Biological, physical and chemical approaches are available to battle odors. Most composters would agree that simplest solutions are best. Part IV
Craig Coker
BioCycle August 2012, Vol. 53, No. 8, p. 21

 

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