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Dirt Hugger Case Study

Dirt hugger was looking to upgrade their existing pipe on grade operation to a below grade aeration system capable of handling a diversity of feedstocks, on a small footprint, and “bootstrap budget.”

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Cooke City Schools Case Study

Close to the northeast entrance of Yellowstone National Park sits a small mountain town known as Cooke City. Cooke City School sought ways to kickstart their composting journey among their extremely high altitude, heavy snowfall, and subarctic climate.

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ADI Prince Edward Island Case Study

In response to Prince Edward Island’s extremely stringent odor and groundwater regulations, ADI chose to handle their curbside Source Separated Organics with a reputable in-vessel composting solution.

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Cold Weather Composting

Thermophilic microbes living in a hot compost pile thrive at temperatures in the realm of 120 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. These hot temperatures produce the highest diversity of microbes and are the most productive at composting. However, cold weather can threaten …

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Best Ways To Maintain Moisture In Compost Piles

In hot and dry weather climates, water is a critical ingredient for effective composting. The expression “water is life” certainly applies to microbial life as well.  Without adequate moisture, compost microbes cannot survive. An overly dry compost pile will experience …

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What Makes Cannabis Composting Unique?

The rapid legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use in the U.S. raises questions about how to aerobically compost this waste effectively.  To understand this process we should first look at what makes composting this plant so unique. Cannabis …

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Earth Flow Composts Biodegradable Plastics in 3 Weeks

In 2014, Green Mountain Technologies conducted a collaborative research project with Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota and World Centric, a manufacturer of compostable serviceware, to test the compostability of World Centric serviceware items in an Earth Flow composting system installed …

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GMT and NYC Composting Go Way Back

Green Mountain Technologies (GMT) has a long history of supporting composting efforts in New York City. Prior to starting GMT, founder and CEO Michael Bryan-Brown worked for several years as a consultant in NYC, supporting the City’s efforts to compost …