Composting Books

  • Compilation of Agrinews videos (2005-2007) / Compilation des videos Agriflash (2005-2007)

    This compilation contains the following Agrinews videos: 1) Cashew nut, artemisia, compost; 2) Wheat rust, purifying water, keep chicken health; 3) Wamis-net, botanic clinics, striga; 4)Banana, anthurium, practical guide: duck raising; 5) Gluten free, bamboo, goat rearing; 6) Mango kernel, aguide for exporters, the bird flu; 7) Banana leaves, ...

  • Enriched compost for higher yields ( US$ 14.00 for 10 Copies )

    This 8-page fold-out leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, covers the subject of making enriched compost. It gives some background to the subject, outlines processes and provides tips, tables and explanatory line ...

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    Odor Management At Composting Facilities

    A new manual from BioCycle shows operators, managers and owners how to control odors at composting sites. Case studies in effective odor management; How people perceive odors; Odor management at compost facilities; Future ...

  • 14th Annual Waste Reduction, Recycling & Composting and 7th Annual Collection/Transfer Symposium Proceedings (2003)

    Various topics were covered at these two joint symposia. Issues discussed include: Use of compost as erosion control; After the storm- emergency response and disaster debris recovery; Television and computer monitor diversion programs; The markets and economics of recycling; Sustainability and green standards; C&D source reduction and reuse; ...

  • Compost Utilization In Horticultural Cropping Systems

    With the increased interest in and demands for compost from commercial horticultural industries, composting is on the verge of becoming an economically feasible option for waste management. While horticultural producers can create some of the compost to meet their own needs, demand has grown beyond what they can supply for themselves and others. ...

  • Reports on the Compostability Testing of Degradable Polymeric Materials

    Published by the ASTM Institute for Standards Research (ISR)The ISR Degradable Polymeric Materials Research Program has validated test methods that can be used to assure degradable polymeric materials in order to scientifically support environmental claims. These new reports will give you: • reference data for a set of polymeric materials ...

  • Compost Bibliographic Database

    Contains more than 6,500 abstracts and references available on compostability testing that exists in the literature from 1949 to mid-July 1995. The bibliographic database is in alphabetical order by author. Includes five 3.5 high density compressed data ...

  • Compilation of ISR Contractor Compost Tests (Lab, Pilot and Full Scale)

    A compilation of independent contractor research reports as referenced and integrated in the final program report. A total of 16 reports containing specific details of various ISR tests and studies performed are ...

  • Degradable Polymers

    The emphasis in degradable polymers has changed since the first edition of this book. Biomedical and agricultural applications remain important topics of scientific and commercial interest in the second edition. However, an increased emphasis on composting as a means of recovering value from wastes has led to a new impetus to understand how ...

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    Compost Facility Operator Manual

    Newly released Compost Facility Operator Manual is a comprehensive and easy to use reference guide and training course text. From the core elements of composting to the intricacies of feedstock and materials handling, process and odor control and compost refinement, this Operator Manual should be in every facility manager and staff ...

  • Science of Composting

    Quality of compost. Use of compost. Starting materials. Composting process. Composting design. Bioremediation. Legislation, marketing and economy. Composting as an integrated system of waste management. State of the art of composting. Composting in developing countries. ...

  • Microbiology of Composting

    Composting is increasingly used as a recycling technology for organic wastes. Knowledge on the composition and activities of compost microbial communities has so far been based on traditional methods. New molecular and physiological tools now offer new insights into the 'black box' of decaying material. An unforeseen diversity of microorganisms ...

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    The Practical Guide To Compost Marketing And Sales, Second Edition

    This full-color guide was created to train staff on the basics of compost marketing and sales as well as provide a step-by-step method of prospecting and managing sales leads. Its contents provide marketing insights and sales techniques for new, as well as veteran, compost sales staff. This second edition features 'sales pitch' guidance by market ...

  • Soil Engineering

    The agricultural world has changed significantly during the last years. The excessive use of heavy machinery, waste disposal, the use of agrochemicals and new soil cultivation means led to severe problems, which agricultural engineers have to cope with in order to prevent soil from permanent irreversible damage.This Soil Biology volume will update ...

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    Composting Manure For Value-Added Products

    This new report provides significant data on how composted manure fulfills soil needs for microbial vitality as well as nutrient management. Composting Manure for Value-Added Products describes the new driving forces to turn manure from a disposal headache into a productive resource. Options for composting run the full gamut of windrow techniques, ...

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