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  • 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

  • Sprouts Empowers Guests with Environmentally Friendly Tips and Resources During Earth Month

    Sprouts Farmers Market is inspiring guests to celebrate Earth Month throughout April with educational tips and resources at ...


    By Siemens AG

  • 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

  • Agriculture Compost and Water Quality Intersections

    A more defined connection between compost, soil health, and water quality is vital for inclusion in predictive watershed modeling and consequently, nutrient management plans. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 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.

  • 2017 Report Highlights AZA Member Facilities’ Important Contributions to Global Conservation and Science

    In 2017, aquariums, zoos, and other organizations accredited and certified by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) funded a record-breaking $220 million in field conservation, led 2,800 education programs, and contributed to 170 peer-reviewed publications. These numbers were produced as a result of AZA’s ...


    By Siemens AG

  • How The Rice Husk Carbonization Furnace Can Make Waste Into Fuel

    Agricultural waste is a big problem in the present day. Among the chief offenders is rice husks. Rice is amongst the most grown crops worldwide, and is a staple of your diet of huge amounts of people. However, growing rice creates plenty of waste. Rice husks would be the leftover aspects of rice plants right after the edible rice has been harvested. Each and every year, a great deal of rice husk ...

  • America Free Zone in San Jose, Costa Rica will convert organic waste from its Food Court into top quality compost with the start-up of a Big Hanna T120_40LS composting plant.

    América Free Zone (www.americafreezone.com) is a free business development area in the province of Heredia, located in the heart of the San Jose Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica. Despite having extensive experience in providing services to the companies that are located in it, it has state-of-the-art facilities, impeccably endowed with any cutting-edge technology to achieve full excellence ...


    By Susteco AB

  • 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 ...

  • BioSoil Farm introduces our brand new Super-Charged Potting Soil

    BioSoil Farm is proud to announce the release of their brand new Potting Soil.  It is all-natural, organic, and made mostly of recycled plant nutrients without the use of manure. Our Potting Soil is Super Charged so all you ever have to do is water your ...


    By BioSoil Farm, Inc.

  • 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

  • Don’t let summer go to “waste”

    School will soon be out and summer is a great time for families to reduce waste in fun and new ways! First, remember to keep practicing the basics—reduce, reuse, and recycle. Find new ways to reduce your waste—eat more fruits and vegetables with compostable scraps and use fewer packaged snacks. Reuse what you already have—pack lunches for work or summer camp in washable ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Big Hanna in the northern lights north of the Arctic Circle

    Almost as far north as you can come in Sweden and 250 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle lies Abisko National Park. This is also home to STF’s northernmost facility.   Magic all year round ...


    By Susteco AB

  • 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

  • Products Ready for Spring Planting

    BioSoil Farm Seeding Mix – Perfectly engineered for your seeds.  Mostly sphagnum peat moss, plus a few worm castings and screened finished compost and featuring growstones! BioSoil Farm Potting Soil – Perfectly engineered for your low demand plants… houseplants, young transplants, basil, herbs, etc. Made from sphagnum peat moss, ...


    By BioSoil Farm, Inc.

  • Plastic-free tea bag technology Fiber+

    Many of us don’t know that plastic is widely used in tea bags. In traditional tea bags plastic is used to allow the sealing. In some cases, even the entire tea bag could be made of plastic. To reduce the use of plastic, we have developed a plastic-free tea bag. We developed a technology called The Fiber+. A traditional heat sealable tea bag is made with cellulose and plastic fibers to allow ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

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