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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 …

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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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Composting Cannabis Waste in Oklahoma

The cannabis industry is growing fast and so is the amount of waste growers produce. While California and Colorado enjoy full legalization, other states have been patiently waiting for regulations to loosen. In 2019, the Oklahoma Marijuana Waste Management Act …

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Compost Solution on Richard Branson’s Island

Life is different on Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Breath-taking views are found at every turn and villas or the whole island are available for rent year-around. Aldabra giant tortoises, flamingos, and scarlet ibis roam …

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Composting Horse Manure for Bedding Reuse

Waste management is a significant expense for any farm operation with costs for fees, government regulations, and fuel prices continually rising. Equestrian farms want to keep manure management low in cost, odor, and bacterial spread. Composting horse manure is an …

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Equestrian Manure-Bedding Composting Makes Sense

Did you know one horse produces about 31 pounds of manure and over two gallons of urine per day? Manure management on equestrian farms can be a challenge; keeping neighbors happy, horses healthy, and meeting zoning and health standards. Transporting …

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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 …