• chickens eat food waste

    Feed Chickens, Not Landfills

    A backyard chicken is expected to consume approximately 1.6 pounds of food scraps per week.
    Maureen Breen

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  • Compost Business Management

    Composting Business Management: Composter Tool For Triple Bottom Line Assessment

    TBL is a nonfinancial analytical tool that uses economic, environmental and social criteria to answer the question: “Is this a good long-term investment?” Part V
    Craig Coker

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  • International Outlook For Biogas, Biomethane

    A new International Energy Agency (IEA) study provides estimates of the sustainable potential for biogas and biomethane supply based on a detailed assessment of feedstock availability and production costs across all regions of the world.

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  • Seattle accepted bags

    Modify, Don’t Rescind Bag Bans

    The City of Seattle, Washington has had ordinances restricting use of plastic bags and food service packaging for many years. In a notification to parties required to comply with the rules, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) acknowledges that the COVID-19 crisis is impacting grocery and other food service retailer operations and may temporarily affect compliance with requirements.

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  • BPI, US EPA AgSTAR

    BPI, AgSTAR Announcements

    The Biodegradable Products Institute’s (BPI) Stakeholder Members are entities with an interest in BPI’s mission and the broader effort to keep organics out of landfills, but who don’t currently certify materials, products or packaging.

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  • Figure 1. Organics builds healthy communities from the soil up to the economy.

    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.
    Nora Goldstein

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  • Compost Business Management

    Composting Business Management: Net Present Value Of Composting Expenditures

    Steps to compare costs when evaluating alternatives for significant expenditures such as site development or an equipment purchase. Part IV
    Craig Coker

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  • Connections: Hail To The Trees … And The Biosolids

    Drawdown series continues with carbon sequestration related to trees and the benefits of adding recycled organics. Part IV
    Sally Brown

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  • Coronavirus

    COVID-19 Resources For Organics Recycling Operations

    Ireland’s Cré, the Mid-Atlantic Biosolids Association (MABA), and the US Composting Council (USCC) provided their members with links to valuable guidance for managers and employees of composting and anaerobic digestion facilities, wastewater treatment plants, and biosolids recycling programs. We’ve compiled them for easy access.

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  • Biomethane: The Pathway To 2030

    Biomethane Pathway To 2030

    Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom’s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), wrote the following in the foreword to “Biomethane: The Pathway To 2030,” an ADBA report released in early March: “Time and time again, prominent organizations with the ear of our government have highlighted biomethane’s vital role in the [current] decade of decarbonization.

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