Monthly Archives: September 2017

High Airflow Rates Reduces Odor and Kills Pathogens Faster

Supplying adequate air to composting material, particularly in the first week, dramatically reduces the potential for odour emission later. It appears that adequate aeration early in the process also encourages a microbial community that is antagonistic to potential pathogenic organisms. … Continue reading

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Pathogen kill – more than just high temperatures?

Temperatures > 55 C are required for at least a few days to ¬†achieve pathogen kill during composting. We would then naturally agree that if the high temperature requirement was not met, we would have a higher risk of potential … Continue reading

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