Monthly Archives: June 2012

Anaerobic Digestion of Yard and Foodwaste to Export Nutrients?

There is a curious optimism┬áthat anaerobic digestion will resolve our urban and agricultural organic waste issues in British Columbia. There are a few important questions. Is anaerobic digestion economically viable or does it have to rely on government grants and … Continue reading

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Recycling Study for Metro Vancouver shows Importance and Opportunities with Organics

Metro Vancouver recently released a Recycling Market study, prepared by EBA Engineering Consultants and Cascadia Consulting Group (http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/solidwaste/planning/Documents/RecyclingMarketStudyReport.pdf) Organics was one of the six commodities considered for recycling, which also included glass, paper, plastic, electronics and carpet. Metro Vancouver produces … Continue reading

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Understanding Moisture Loss During Composting

For┬ácomposters in many parts of the world,┬ácomposting is a drying process, and many are more concerned about adding additional moisture than having compost that is too wet. For some of us in cooler and wetter climates, our compost doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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