Cover: BioCycle August 2019
BioCycle August 2019

WyoFarm Composting, part of Haderlie Farms in Thayne, Wyoming, collects and composts food waste in the Grand Tetons.

Editorial: Clarion Call
Nora Goldstein, Editor, BioCycle

Nora Goldstein
BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 4

BioCycle World
Bans and Beyond: Designing and Implementing Organic Waste Bans and Mandatory Organics Recycling Laws

BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 6

Composting Roundup
Compost from Windham Solid Waste District's (Brattleboro, Vermont) is being used on this industrial hemp in Massachusetts.

BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 10

Anaerobic Digest
Dane County (OH) Landfill RNG Facility (a BioCycle REFOR19 Site Tour)

BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 14

BioCycle Trailblazers

In BioCycle’s 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (July 2019), you met Trailblazers in the U.S. and Canada. We continue our tributes to BioCycle Trailblazers, both in the U.S. and internationally. More installments are anticipated before the end of our 60th year.

Closed Loop Composting System In Wyoming
Haderlie Farms supplies area food establishments with produce. It started out taking back food scraps to feed its pigs, but then expanded to start WyoFarm, a commercial composting operation.

Signal Mountain Lodge partnership with farm results in a closed loop for food waste composting in the Grand Tetons.
Ana Carvalho
BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 26

Front Of House Organics Collection
Waste audits (right) were conducted at a variety of food service establishments to determine capture rates, diversion rates and contamination rates for trash, recycling, and composting bins. Having simple, customized and visually-based signs (left) placed on collection bins all grouped together was recommended at all establishments.

Food scraps and napkins made up at least 57 percent of the contents of the composting bin in every sector, contrary to the belief that FOH collections are mostly packaging.
Kate Bailey and Brenna Raeder
BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 31

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Food Scraps Composting Grows In Illinois
The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County is promoting food scraps collection to help boost recycling. Midwest Organics Recycling in Wauconda Township is where many of the scraps are taken.

Over a dozen composting sites accept food waste, sparking expansion of residential, commercial and institutional diversion programs.
Marsha Johnston
BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 35

Connections: The Maggots’ Buffet
Sally Brown

Sally Brown
BioCycle August 2019, Vol. 60 No. 6, p. 38

Equipment News
Peterson 1700D Horizontal Grinder

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