August 2018 (Vol. 59, No. 7)

  • BioCycle August 2018
     
  • Nora Goldstein, Editor, BioCycle

    Editorial: Countdown To 60

    Nora Goldstein
    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 4

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  • Management of MSW in the United States, 2015

    BioCycle World

    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 6

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  • Windham Solid Waste Management District (Brattleboro, Vermont, donated approximately 15 cubic yards of its “Brattlegrow” compost to six area schools for use in their vegetable gardens.

    Composting Roundup

    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 14

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  • Anaerobic Digest

    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 18

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  • Are California Markets Ready For Influx Of Recycled Organics?

    Are California Markets Ready For Influx Of Recycled Organics?

    A full-day Workshop at BioCycle West Coast18 explored that question. Outcomes and next steps are captured in a final report.
    Ron Alexander and Nora Goldstein
    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 21

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  • Hand-sorted 5-gallon samples: Samples were weighed and material hand separated into three sorts: plastics/contaminants; product >1-inch in size and product

    Particle Sizing For Composting

    Goals of the test were to determine how particle sizing affects compost yields and quality, and plastic retrieval.
    David Girard
    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 23

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  • The Teton County (WY) site is exposed to wind, snow and wildlife. Photo by Lindsay Linton

    Organics Recycler’s Expansion Strategy

    Terra Firma Organics’ home base is Jackson, Wyoming, where it produces mulch and compost. It recently opened a new facility in Las Vegas, and acquired one in Reno.
    Penny McBride
    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 28

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  • Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

    Managing Organics In The “PFAS Age”

    PFAS in biosolids, composts, and residuals are not a large, urgent, immediate threat to public health and the environment. Engage in the dialogue to help guide thoughtful, science-based responses and understanding. Part II
    Ned Beecher and Sally Brown
    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 31

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  • Food2Soil team (top, from left to right): Skyler Wilder, Richard Williamson, Tara Stowell, Sarah Boltwala-Mesina and Jennifer Linder. Signage (bottom) describes Food2Soil’s mission of recovering food scraps to make “soil food.”

    Hyperlocal Food To Soil Loops

    San Diego nonprofit collaborates with local generators, growers and gardeners “to transform food scraps into social, environmental and economic goods for communities.”
    Richard Flammer
    BioCycle August 2018, Vol. 59, No. 7, p. 40

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