On-Site Composting At Urban Market
The market has three Earth Tub on-site composting units. It takes three weeks to fill up one tub, and three to four weeks for the material to degrade. Compost is used for landscaping at the market.

Michelle Balz
BioCycle September 2012, Vol. 53, No. 9, p. 22
Vendors generate almost 40 tons/year of food scraps, which are now composted on site with shredded wax corrugated and wood chips.

 

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