- WWW.FINDACOMPOSTER.COM UPDATE. // BioCycle;May2013, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p8
The article reports that the online directory of the periodical FindAComposter located at www.findacomposter.com is in the process of being updated and expanded, and states that it was launched in 2007 by the periodical and the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI).
- State compost quality council forms board of directors. // BioCycle;Oct95, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p25
Reports on the California Compost Quality Council's (CCQC) plan to set up a program for compost quality verification. Composition of the CCQC Board of Directors; Determination of the standards of numerical limits which will be used to interpret the results of analyses; Parameters to be evaluated.
- California Council releases registry guidelines. // BioCycle;Oct96, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p6
Reports that the California Compost Quality Council is ready to sign up producers who meet their minimum requirements for registered operations. Compliance with state composting regulations; Availability of an active quality control program; Permission for Council inspectors to visit site.
- Evaluating economics of MSW composting. // BioCycle;Nov96, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p12
Presents results of a survey of municipal solid waste (MSW) composting facilities in the United States to gather data on specific technology employed, operational details, costs, end product use and problems. Percentage of facilities that use in-vessel technologies; Primary users of compost.
- MSW composting in the United States. Goldstein, Nora; Steutville, Robert // BioCycle;Nov96, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p46
Focuses on the municipal solid waste (MSW) composting in the United States. Recovery as a better solution than landfilling or incineration; Problems in the solid waste composting industry; Number of projects that are operating and under development in 1996; Update on operating facilities;...
- Solid waste authority to compost food residuals. // BioCycle;Mar1998, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p23
Reports on the plan of the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority in Charlottesville, Virginia to set up a compost pilot project that handles residuals from a local food processor. Dealing with organic residuals as a high priority for the agency; Use of an Ag-Bag-type system as primary composting...
- Promoting community composting. Block, Dave // BioCycle;Mar1998, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p76
Provides information on the Master Composter Program of Tompkins County in New York that develops ways to promote composting even for residents without yards. Funding of the program by the county's solid waste management division; Outreach component as the niche of the program; Contact...
- Industry news. // BioCycle;Apr98, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p103
Presents developments in the compost industry in the United States as of April 1998. Includes Hofland Environmental Inc.'s development of a system used to treat and recycle wastewater in Conroe, Texas; Bolton-Emerson America's development of Tornado unit which processes agricultural crops...
- Dealing with yard trimmings in the Puget Sound. Uhlar-Heffner, Gabriella; Reed, Bill; Jackson, Sego // BioCycle;May98, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p32
Evaluates the available short-term and long-term composting capacity for yard trimmings in the Seattle Metropolitan Area in Washington State. Interviews with site operators and discussions with regulators from the local Health Departments; Efforts to avoid a recurrence of odor problems;...