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Which is Better; Pipe At Grade or Sparger Aeration Floors?

Check out Orion Black-Brown, Green Mountain Technologies mechanical engineers’ latest presentation at Virtual Compost 2021! In this video presentation, Orion explores the aeration design of an Oregon-based aerated static pile (ASP) composting facility, specifically seeking to answer the question: Which is better; pipe at …

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Greenacres Commissions their New Earth Flow Composting System

Greenacres Foundation is an educational non-profit and biodynamic farm located on nearly 600 acres north of Cincinnati, Ohio.  The mission of the Greenacres Foundation is to encourage conservation and appreciation of nature by providing the public, particularly children, with opportunities …

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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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Get Free Heat From Compost

In the midst of a global pandemic, everyone is looking for ways to become more self-sufficient and decrease monthly expenses. But what if you could do this by sequestering heat from your compost pile? Dirt Hugger, a long-time client of …

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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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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 …