Composting

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Composting, Operations, Preprocessing

Grinding And Composting Cannabis Wastes

After reducing particle size — a requirement in some states — closely examine the nature of the cannabis feedstocks available for composting to determine the optimum recipe. Part II

AD & Biogas

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AD & Biogas, Composting, Markets, Policies + Regulations

Quality Standards For Compost And Digestate In Ireland

Cré, the Composting & Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland, announced that the country’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published Research 375: Development of Quality Standards for Compost and Digestate in Ireland in May.

Food Waste

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Food Waste, Markets

Trash Pies

Scrolling the headlines in a roundup of articles on food waste, I was drawn in by one that read “San Francisco pizzeria utilizing food waste is relocating to the Mission District.”

Climate

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AD & Biogas, Business+Finance, Climate, Facilities, Food Waste, Markets, Operations

Wisconsin Biogas And Feedstock Survey Report

Survey of about 300 Wisconsin facilities that either have or had digesters on site, or support digesters with potential feedstock sheds light on status of biogas operations, energy markets and more.

AD & Biogas, Climate

RNG Use Increases 267% Over Last Five Years

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) data found that 53% of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in calendar year 2020 — 345 million gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) of the 646 million GGE used — was renewable natural gas.

AD & Biogas, Climate, Markets, Policies + Regulations

Governor Signs Clean Fuels Standard Into Law In Washington State

The Washington State Legislature passed Clean Fuels Program legislation in April, paving the way to establishing a low carbon fuel standard to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign the bill soon.

Markets

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Markets, Soil Health

Vegetable Crops Grown In Compost Are Clear Winners

A five-year agricultural research trial conducted in Brandon, Manitoba shows that the addition of compost to food-growing soils produced higher yields with better nutritional values, energized through improved plant metabolism — the process by which plants live and grow.

Markets

Clopyralid In Compost — Oregon DEQ Fact Sheet

The presence of the persistent herbicide clopyralid showed up in test results of finished compost blends applied to gardens in Oregon and Washington during the spring and summer of 2020.

Collection, Composting, Food Waste, Markets

Incubating Organics Recycling In Michigan — Apply Soon!

Selected teams will participate in an incubator style experience to advance their ideas to increase/improve food recovery and collection, increase finished compost end markets, create innovative uses for wood waste, and in general, improve organics recovery in Michigan.

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