Category Archives: Equipment for composting

Small Insulated Bin Composter as a Teaching/Learning Tool

If you are developing a composting program in your community, you may have the following questions: How do I develop and prove a composting recipe that without a lot of cost or effort? How do I take these principles that … Continue reading

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Diverting organic waste for the benefit of our soils – 9 years of teaching

I love how our communities are integrating the importance of diverting organic waste, and recycling it into compost that improves our soil and our food sustainability! One of my privileges¬†with the Compost Facility Operators Course, is to assist our communities … Continue reading

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On-farm Composting Increasingly Becoming Favored Option for Animal Mortality Management

Composting animal mortalities on farm is increasingly becoming a favored option of carcass management, particularly following disease outbreaks. Part of this reason is because mass burial, burning, or landfilling are no longer sustainable options in many areas. Although animal rendering … Continue reading

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Solid Waste Association of North America Honors Canadian Composting Facility – Lafleche Environmental

We as Canadians can be proud of yet another Canadian company that has achieved high honors in North America. Lafleche Environmental in eastern Ontario recently was awarded a gold medal at the WASTECON National Conference in Florida for its composting … Continue reading

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Benefits of Aerated Windrow Composting in Colder Climates

We had the privilege of working with the City of Whitehorse on their food waste and yard waste composting program. When they began the process five years ago, they initiated a turned windrow composting program. The challenges that they encountered … Continue reading

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Vermeer Manufacturing’s New Stainless Steel Screener

We had the opportunity to use the new Vermeer TR510 trommel screen with a 1/2″ stainless steel screen to screen a yardwaste and foodwaste compost blend. We were impressed by how this unit was able to process wet compost without … Continue reading

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