Compost Production News

  • Composting Roundup

    Washington, DC: Best Practices For Community Composting The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) just released “Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices,” written by ILSR’s Linda Bilsens Brolis and Brenda Platt. “Though small-scale composters are often exempt from certain state permitting or local zoning requirements, it is paramount that ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Tidy Planet ships bespoke composter to island in Paris’s River

    Organic waste expert Tidy Planet has expanded its globally-acclaimed range of Rocket Composters, with the creation of the B1400 – a machine specially-commissioned for its French distributor, Les Alchimistes’ large-scale composting project in the middle of the River Seine.The French social enterprise is dedicated to increasing the value of food wastes on a localised and social scale – with ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • Scottish college rockets food waste recycling rates with second on-site composter

    Dundee and Angus College has invested in a second of Tidy Planet’s Rocket Composters for its Arbroath Campus, after successfully composting over 70 tonnes of food waste in the last three years at its Kingsway site.The College itself spans three campuses – Kingsway, Gardyne and Arbroath – and began its sustainability journey in 2015 when it switched to Vegware compostable catering consumables, in ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • Why Composting Food Waste is NOT the Environmentally Friendly Solution!

    Several in the sustainability field have asked why someone would invest in a BioSoil Farm Food Waste Recycling Center instead of simply shipping their food waste of to be composted. Good Question.  Here is the answer… Food Waste and Organic Waste shouldn’t go to a landfill for disposal because in a landfill the organic waste (food waste, paper, etc) creates methane gas as ...


    By BioSoil Farm, Inc.

  • Coconut industry newcomer leads the way in sustainability

    Apex, the India-based coconut processing company, launches today as the industry leader in sustainability and innovation with the introduction of 12 premium coconut-based products manufactured from its ...

  • Green Tech expands, turning trash into fertilizer

    Abigail O’Neal high fives a resident at the launch of a major recycling project in Road Town on Wednesday. Looking on is Lynette Harrigan of the BVI Tourist Board. If all goes as planned, the British Virgin Islands could become a model for transforming waste into resource for food security as early as 2019. “We can be an example to the world. I really think we can,” said Abigail ...

  • Editorial: Composting, The “Gateway Drug”

    We lost David Buckel, a compassionate, brilliant composting champion, in mid-April. He died of self-immolation in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York, taking his own life to draw attention to the harsh realities of climate change. “My early death by fossil fuel,” he wrote in a suicide letter, “reflects what we are doing to ourselves.” We met David in early 2013. By that ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • SOIL Wins 2018 Lush Spring Prize Award for Social and Environmental Regeneration

    SOIL has won the 2018 Lush Spring Prize for Social and Environmental Regeneration! This award recognizes organizations that are working to revive damaged social and natural environments and that demonstrate a commitment to sharing what they are doing to inspire and inform others. SOIL was selected for the Lush Spring Prize in the Established Projects category – a category that honors ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • Big Hanna produced compost meets the French standard NF U 44-051 for soil improver

    An analyze of the compost from our Big Hanna composters installed at Conseil General du val de Marne, France meets the French standard NF U 44-051 for soil improver. When the compost meets the NF U 44-051 standard it becomes a product and is no longer considered waste. It changes its nature. It can be used for the maintenance or restoration of soil organic matter and the improvement of its ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Plastic-free and compostable fiber-based tapes are coming

    Obstacles are in tape impregnating process where styrene acrylate – a petrochemical material – is used to avoid glue absorbing into the tape material and the other one is the used glue. There are already existing solutions in the market to replace glue with bioadhesive product, but previously there was no solution to avoid the use of styrene acrylate. We have developed and patented a ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • How to Make Cow Dung Fertilizer

    Currently, the most common and valuable processing method is to turn cow dung/manure into sellable organic fertilizer. Cow dung is a derived product from wastes produced by cattle, providing high levels of organic materials and rich in nutrients, including about nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium as well as many other essential nutrients. According to the data, daily cow dung contain 12.9% DM ...

  • Apex Launches Groundbreaking New Composting Medium

    Apex exhibited to large crowds at COMPOST2018, the USCC’s national conference and the largest compost and organics recycling industry event in the United States, recently held in Atlanta, Ga. The event marked the introduction of our groundbreaking new compost medium - GoPost3. ...

  • Maryland To Explore A Decentralized Composting Infrastructure

    On Thursday, May 4th, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed two bills to advance composting in Maryland. One will bolster recovery of food waste and other organic materials by expanding infrastructure in the state. The other will reduce contamination at compost sites by preventing the false labeling of plastics as compostable or biodegradable. In signing the bills, which were among dozens of ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Coral calcium & worm castings, reduce blossom end rot disease

    A destructive disease affecting many gardens and farms this year is blossom end rot. Causing great concern for vegetables such as squash, watermelon, eggplant, peppers, and tomato. This disease affects gardens year after year. By the time gardeners notice black spots on their fruit or vegetables the situation is severe. To prevent further damage, immediate action is required. What is Blossom End ...


    By Vermitechnology Unlimited

  • Local composting - an environmentally friendly and cost effective solution for the Puglia region

    Puglia is a region situated at the far southeast part of Italy. ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Skövdebostäder chose Big Hanna for their new residential area

    The Swedish municipal real estate company Skövde-bostäder is constructing a new ecological residential area in Aspö, beautifully located northwest of the city Skövde in the southwest part of Sweden. The area represents a unique project with the ambition to create an environmentally profiled residential area with focus on ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Secret to Healthy Soil, Black Worm Castings, Organic Fertilizers, Vermaplex

    Although it is not apparent, the soil in your garden or farm is living system teaming with life. The ‘soil food web’, is made up of millions of beneficial micro-organisms which supports the development, vigor and production of the plant. These organisms include, nematodes, fungi, protozoa, and bacteria, are also responsible for retaining water and nutrients and disease ...


    By Vermitechnology Unlimited

  • P. HENKEL GmbH will exhibit at Pollutec 2016 – Lyon, France

    Together with our French partner Moulinot Compost & Biogaz we will present our new products at this year´s exhibition Pollutec in Lyon, France (29th  November – 2nd December 2016). You will find us in hall 2 on the showground “EUREXPO”. Pollutec is the most important international exhibition of environmental equipment technologies and services in France. We are ...


    By P. Henkel GmbH

  • Richard Stewart Joins the T.H. Glennon Team

    T.H. Glennon Co., Salisbury, Mass., is pleased to announce that Richard Stewart has joined the company as National Sales Manager. Richard will manage the sales force that represent the company’s line of Colorfast landscape mulch colorants for wood, rubber and aggregate, as well as the Mulch Color ...


    By T.H. Glennon Co., Inc.

  • Kanyon Shopping Mall in Istanbul installed a Big Hanna

    Kanyon Shopping Mall is a multi-purpose complex located on the Büyükdere Avenue in the Levent business district of Istanbul, Turkey. It houses 160 stores as well as an office- and a residential block. During 2016 Kanyon celebrate it´s 10th anniversary and decided to meet the future with a more sustainable waste management. They ...


    By Susteco AB

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