Composting

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Business+Finance, Climate, Composting, Connections, Soil Health

Connections: Reality Check On Carbon Trading And Organics Recycling

An interview with Scott Subler, a one-time vermicomposter turned carbon market expert, yields insights into credit opportunities for composting and AD facilities. Part X.2

AD & Biogas

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AD & Biogas, Business+Finance, Climate

Align RNG Brings First Project On Line

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods, Inc. completed the first renewable natural gas (RNG) project through their joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas. Located in Milford in southwestern Utah, the covered lagoon anaerobic digestion facility is producing RNG from a network of 26 family farms that raise hogs under contract with Smithfield.

Food Waste

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Food Waste, Policies + Regulations

Food Waste Regulations Webinar

On January 22, a webinar hosted by Rubicon will look at food waste regulations from the vantage point of two companies in the food sector.

Climate

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Climate, Composting, Markets

California’s SB 1383 Requires Water Efficient Landscapes

The California Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) sets standards for new development and retrofitted landscape projects with the intent to reduce the amount of water used for irrigation in the state.

Climate, Composting, Connections, Soil Health

Connections: Is Compost A Player In Carbon Trading Markets?

Recognition of the impact of compost on carbon emissions can be gauged by tracking regulatory changes, protocols on carbon markets, and private investments by companies or organizations. Part X.1

Climate, Composting, Connections, Food Waste

Connections: Hands Down, Compost Is Best In Soil

A new study that makes the case for applying compost as landfill cover uses assumptions that miss the actual benefits of compost utilization in soils.

Markets

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Composting, Facilities, Markets, Operations

Efficient Layout At A Composting Facility

Top: Position trommel screen so overs are coming off the conveyor near the composting side of the yard (right) and fines are near the retail space (left). Ted Dirkx A key to a successful composting business is managing fixed operational costs and producing quality end products people want to buy. Both of these objectives can...

AD & Biogas, Collection, Community Composting, Composting, Food Waste, Markets

Organics Recycling In 2020

BioCycle goes digital, banner year for compost and RNG, and what drew our readers’ attention.

Biosolids, Markets, Soil Health

Remediating Asbestos Mine With Recycled Organics

In addition to a successful mineland reclamation project, perhaps the best thing to happen in a town in Quebec (Canada) is a name change. In October 2020, the former town of Asbestos became the newly named town of Val des Sources.

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