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USDA Grant Funds Backyard Composting In New Mexico

The New Mexico Recycling Coalition (NMRC) received  $88,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as part of a competitive grant process through the Rural Utilities Services.  The funding supports initiatives to divert material from landfills within New Mexico’s smallest communities of 10,000 residents or less.  This will be accomplished through the establishment of reuse centers,...

AD & Biogas

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AD & Biogas, Composting, Facilities, Food Waste

Adding AD To Composting Facility Footprint

New municipal projects in Belgium are putting in high solids anaerobic digesters at their existing composting sites.


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Climate, Composting, Soil Health

Rattan Lal Honored With 2020 World Food Prize

Dr. Rattan Lal, the featured speaker at the virtual Compost Council of Canada annual conference several weeks ago, was just awarded the 2020 World Food Prize.

BioCycle Blog, Climate

Climate Politics — An Oxymoron

Over the last four decades, time and again, we have hammered home the scientifically proven benefits that organics recycling offers to draw down carbon in the atmosphere — while simultaneously improving soil health and water quality …

Climate, Composting, Connections

Connections: Recycled Organics And Fire-Ravaged Soils

The few research trials to date indicate that compost, biosolids and mulch are effective at holding soils burned by wildfire in place.


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Composting, Markets, Storm Water Management

Caltrans Compost Use Workshop Recording Available

In addition to rolling out innovative methods to improve water quality, the workshops provided attendees with the opportunity to ask questions of a diverse team of experts.

Climate, Connections, Markets

Connections: Fire And Soil

What are the impacts of wildfires on soils? Continuation of BioCycle’s Drawdown series explains the effects and the role that organics play in the soil’s recovery.

Composting, Markets, Policies + Regulations

National Zero Waste Conference Going Virtual In December

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and its partners announced the National Zero Waste Conference has been reformatted as a virtual conference, now scheduled for December 1-3, 2020.

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