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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 …

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California Composting

Salinas Valley, California is one of the largest agricultural regions in the United States, producing 80% of the nation’s salad greens, 48% of broccoli, 30% of spinach, and 28% of strawberries.¹ With farmers required to overproduce crops to manage supply …

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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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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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Importance Of Community Composting Featured In New Report

Be sure to check out Highfields Center for Composting and the Institute For Local Self-Reliance report on community based composting: Growing Local Fertility: A Guide to Community Composting. The report features ‘successful initiatives, their benefits, tips for replication, key start-up …