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

Composting Roundup
Ranvinder (Rana) Bains of Bluebird Composting in Fulton, Missouri

BioCycle February 2014, Vol. 55, No. 2, p. 10

California School Districts Recycle Organics On A Large-Scale
Existing 32- or 45-gallon barrels were relabeled for “organics” in the cafeterias. Most schools switched to trays made from paper instead of polystyrene foam.

City of Bakersfield implements collection and composting system at its 53 schools to handle all types of food packaging in order to get at the “leftovers.”
Kevin Barnes
BioCycle July 2012, Vol. 53, No. 7, p. 18

Depackaging Organics To Produce Energy
Depackaging equipment for recovering organics is designed to deal with a variety of materials from plastic wrapping and containers, to wax-coated cardboard and even metal cans and glass bottles.

Systems designed to separate packaging from its contents — in this case food and liquids — are being installed at facilities in the U.S. and Canada.
Dan Sullivan
BioCycle June 2012, Vol. 53, No. 6, p. 42