Composting

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Compostable Packaging

Reinventing The Plastic Retail Bag

The Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners (CLP) — with Founding Partners CVS Health, Target and Walmart, and joined by Kroger and Walgreens — is forming the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag.

AD & Biogas

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AD & Biogas

AD Facility Serves As Heat And Power Storage Plant

Since its expansion into a storage power plant, Rohlfs’ AD facility produces 5.7 million kWh of electrical energy and almost 5.8 million kWh of heat annually.

Food Waste

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Composting, Food Waste

Finetuning Food Waste Composting

Nora Goldstein The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency (UCRRA) in Kingston, New York, decided in 2012 that it wanted to pilot test composting of food waste. Discarded food comprised about 15 percent of the county’s commercial waste stream at the time. The pilot, which began in July 2012, was designed to evaluate processing food waste...

Climate

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Climate, Connections

Connections: Plogging For The Climate

Sally Brown Shoelaces used to be the excuse. Sarah, our daughter, would get dragged out to go for a run with her dad. She would go, but would routinely stop to tie her shoelaces, a surefire way to get a break during a run. Her shoelaces would miraculously untie at least once a mile. You...

Climate, Composting

Organic On The Front Line Of California’s Climate Resilience

Fundamentally, organic farming practices, including use of compost, build healthy soils that store carbon and water — and yield food that builds healthy people.

Climate, General, Markets

Growing Bedding Plants With Biochar And Vermicompost

Comparative greenhouse studies assessed the suitability of biochar and vermicompost as partial substitutes for peat-based growing media for ornamental plant production.

Markets

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Markets

Market Outlook For Low Carbon Fuels

Overall, demand for RNG is strong in spite of an oversupply of D3 RINs in 2018.
Nora Goldstein
BioCycle September/October 2019

Markets

Protecting Large Volume Compost Markets

High volume sales at a moderate price point will likely continue into the foreseeable future in certain states. To protect all compost markets, it’s essential that certified products are specified.

General, Markets

Compost And Mulch Utilization On California Almond Farm

Tom Rogers and his brother Dan grow almonds on 175 acres of flat, sandy loam soils near Madera, California.

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