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Green Mountain Technologies Granted Composting Patent

Bainbridge Island, WA: Green Mountain Technologies is excited to announce that US Patent number 10414696 has been issued for both radial and circular composting systems. The primary benefit of the new designs is to improve handling efficiency and reduce the …

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Selecting Equipment for Composting Facilities

Proper equipment selection is crucial to developing a successful composting operation. But don’t go about it blindly. Know what you need and how to get it.  Getting Started  The number and variety of composting facilities continues to grow as do …

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How to Control Compost Odors

The first and last concern everyone has about composting is the smell. Compost odors that offend (malodors) can make life very difficult, and coexistence with neighbors sometimes impossible. In other words; all your investment is at risk when you generate …

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Deeper Green: Closed-Loop Composting on Campus

Each year, US colleges throw away an estimated 22 million pounds of food. That’s millions of pounds of useful resources being thrown in the trash, and millions of dollars spent to haul that food waste away. While many schools and …

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Farewell Earth Tub

Saying Goodbye to the Earth Tub After over 20 years of bringing composting to local communities around the globe, we are sad to announce the discontinuation of the Earth Tub. The manufacturer who created the molded tub and lid was …

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In the US, windrow systems are the most popular form of industrial composting. And it’s no secret why. Windrows have relatively low start-up cost. In fact, for small to moderate sized compost operations, all you need is a front-end loader …

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Grounds for Composting

Why Compost Coffee Grounds? What is the impact of composting coffee grounds? When building a composting recipe, do coffee grounds count as food scraps or bulking agent?  These are questions we sometimes hear about coffee grounds in a compost pile.  …

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Staff from the National Park and Delaware North dining and management with their new Earth Flow. This is from the initial installation of the system in October of 2017.   “I’m shocked at how much material we can put into the …