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  • 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

  • UNIVALOM installs a Big Hanna Composter in a community composting site in a housing area in Les Semboules, France.

    UNIVALOM - an association controlled by a number of local councils with the objective to recycle household waste just finished their eleventh composting facility which can be used by the residents nearby.  In the area UNIVALOM just opened the recycling center and a collection place for organic waste from households and companies. The organic waste is composted on site by a ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Rethink waste fund launched in Northern Ireland

    The Northern Irish Department of Environment has launched a £3.13million fund to provide grants to assist local authority recycling and re-use schemes. The Rethink Waste Fund was announced on May 28 by Northern Ireland Environment Minister Edwin Poots and is being administered in conjunction with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). The fund is designed to cover ...

  • Save the date: III International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture

    Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture and the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), represented by the Commissions for Organic Horticulture, Protected Cultivation and Horticultural Engineering, Working Group Organic Greenhouse Horticulture and the COST Action FA1105 Biogreenhouse have the honor to invite all engaged in research, producers, teaching, extension, and public ...

  • U.S. EPA Honors Dixon Ridge Farms as Sustainable Agricultural Champion

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld today recognized Dixon Ridge Farms in a Winters, Calif. environmental award ceremony. The Pacific Southwest Region’s 2012 Sustainable Agricultural Champion Award was presented to the organic walnut farm’s founder, Russ Lester. “EPA applauds Dixon Ridge Farms for its many sustainable ...

  • Low cost of cardboard prompts Donarbon to compost it

    Cambridge-based waste management firm Donarbon will look to compost its cardboard if it cannot find end markets for it. The announcement from the firm comes amid lack of demand for paper and cardboard from global markets and a sharp drop in prices. Speaking to MRW waste promotions manager Mark Shelton said the cardboard it takes from council civic amenity sites and private customers is sent on to ...

  • The SouthEastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management announces the installation of two Big Hanna model T240's!

    "2012 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANT RECEIVEDSouthEastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management District – $48,333.32 Community Development Grant to cover two-thirds of the total cost of $72,500.00 to procure equipment for the construction of a Recyclable Material Transfer Operation.The project will provide the District with the ability to more efficiently operate Community Drop-Off Recycling ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Household compost as good for soil as conventional fertilisers, say EU researchers

    Since 2005, conventional disposal of organic waste has been prohibited in Sweden. Instead, this waste is incinerated or separated at source, processed (composted or anaerobically digested) and recycled as fertiliser on crop land. A new study has investigated the use of organic waste from different sources as a fertiliser and found that residue from biogas production is an effective fertiliser. ...

  • ABPR approved composting with BIODEGMA® IVC

    The latest example of BIODEGMA® IVC design combined with GORETM Cover membrane technology being used for Animal-by Product Regulation (ABPR) approved in-vessel composting is the London Waste Composting Centre in London’s Edmonton EcoPark which was approved in 2005. This is where 30,000 tpa of kitchen, green and organic waste originating from seven London districts is treated in 16 BIODEGMA® IVC ...


    By BIODEGMA GmbH

  • 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

  • Composting at RWAs to obtain Organic Manure

    Sukuki Exnora, a NGO based in Hyderabad, is working in the field of Solid Waste Management from 1998.  We work towards the welfare of Subraks (Rag Pickers) and Residential Composting in association with HCIP-HMDA provides assistance to Residence Welfare Associations in Hyderabad to construct Compost Units in a phased manner.   Interested RWAs can approach us by writing to ...


    By Sukuki Exnora

  • 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

  • Joraform AB and BASF SE

    We are very pleased to inform you of an initiated cooperation between Joraform AB and BASF SE in Germany.  BASF produces among other things, a series of compostable products named ecovio® – compostable polymers with biobased content. These products have been proven to work very well in Joraform's compost machines. Please visit us at the K-Trade Fair in ...


    By Joraform AB

  • Can simple measures of labile soil organic matter predict corn performance?

    Organic matter is important for soil health and crop productivity. While an indicator of soil quality, a lot of organic matter is in extremely stable forms, and the nutrients in such forms are difficult for plants to use. The active, labile fraction, however, is a modest but important part of the organic matter. “The labile fraction is small – usually less than 20 or even 10 percent, ...

  • Compost made by worms from livestock manure yields benefits when applied to maize

    Vermicomposting livestock manure with maize can increase agricultural benefit by 304%, shows a new study. The combination of increased crop yield and the additional earthworms produced as a result of the process led to a substantial increase in output compared to a traditional composting system. As intensive agriculture and livestock production both increase, unique problems emerge. Heavy use of ...

  • Download our new brochures

    Since 1961, MENART has offered tailor-made machinery for on-farm recycling and for professionals in maintenance of our environment.   Specialized in composting technologies for over 20 ...


    By Menart

  • Wildcat TR521 from Vermeer enhanced for more power and easier operation

    Vermeer introduced a newly enhanced trommel screen that puts more control in the hands of the operator and more power to produce a quality end product. The TR521 trommel screen is now available with a Cummins 110-horsepower (82.1 kW) Tier 4i/Stage IIIB engine, increasing power by 10 percent. The TR521 has  additional features designed to process mulch, ...


    By Vermeer

  • Transitioning to organic farming

    As the organic food trend continues to grow; more farmers are converting from conventional agriculture to organic production. One of the fastest growing markets in the U.S. is the production of organic milk. The growth of this industry has prompted many farmers to transition their land to organic feed grain production. With transition on the rise, it is necessary for these farmers to have ...

  • BACKHUS Series 21

    Edewecht, Munich, November 4, 2010 – Shortly after celebrating their 25th anniversary, BACKHUS EcoEngineers will be launching a new series of turners, the BACKHUS 21 series. With the new machines, the world’s leading company for turners is reacting to the growing demands in the composting sector. In their 25 years in the composting business, ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • Product Spotlight - X-series windrow turner’s patented scraper bar prevents odors

    The X-series windrow turners from Komptech are the only turners on the market with optional scraper bar mounted behind the drum. This patented device allows the turner to pick up all of the windrow, even the very bottom three to four inches which other turners leave behind. It’s in these three to four inches where huge odor problems start for composters. Because this layer never gets ...


    By Komptech Americas LLC

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