High Solids Anaerobic Digestion + Composting In San Jose
The four in-vessel composting tunnels (one shown on left in photo) are next to one of the banks of digesters (to the right). Content of two digesters fills one composting tunnel.

Housed inside a 100,000 sq. ft. building at the southern edge of the San Francisco Bay, a dry fermentation
AD system with composting bays is processing commercial organics from the City of San Jose.
Nora Goldstein
BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 42

BioCycle World
(Left to right) Lori Scozzafava (Executive Director of the US Composting Council (USCC)), Kathy Kellogg Johnson (Kellogg Garden Products), Nora Goldstein (Editor of BioCycle), Michele Young (City of San Jose), Lorrie Loder (President of the USCC)

BioCycle February 2014, Vol. 55, No. 2, p. 6

Connections: Teamwork!
Sally Brown

Sally Brown
BioCycle February 2014, Vol. 55, No. 2, p. 46

Low Emissions Composting In California
Aeration was supplied by three 1.5 HP blowers, each powered by a photovoltaic system. Excess power generated during the day was stored in batteries so aeration could continue at night.

Project team evaluates positively aerated static pile method with a finished compost cap. Aeration was supplied by blowers powered by a photovoltaic system. Part I
Robert Horowitz and Dan Noble
BioCycle August 2013, Vol. 54, No. 8, p. 26


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California’s Emerging Carbon Market
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