Monthly Archives: May 2017

Potential Regrowth and the Role of Viable but Nonculturable Bacteria

As practitioners in the compost industry, we assume that when the temperature of our compost has reached 55 C, we have killed all potential pathogens. There are many studies that demonstrate the effect of temperature on the viability of potential … Continue reading

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Compost Awareness Week – Four Great Things to be Aware of

During this Compost Awareness Week, there are four great things that we should be aware of with composting our food waste. If food waste is well aerated during composting, odour is eliminated within two weeks, and the moisture content reduced … Continue reading

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