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The following articles have been written, sometimes in response to a question, and sometimes simply in response to observations.
Transform conducted a four week residential food waste collection and composting project in 2007. Residents loved the program, the composting worked excellent - residents waiting for full scale roll out of the program!
Is nitrous oxide emission from composting organic waste a significant source of a potential greenhouse gas? An investigative look into the science of laughing gas.
This is a short primer on the basics of composting, what it is, what factors are important to understand with composting, and a brief technology comparison
Our organic matter is decreasing worldwide, and we are increasingly dependent on fertilizers and chemicals for our food production. Find out why composting is important to recycle organic matter and nutrients to build healthy communities.
Find out why personal monitors are important in the mushroom composting industry, particularly in confined spaces. Let's reflect on how this may be important in our food waste composting facilities or anaerobic digestion facilities as well.
A reflective look on anaerobic digestion from a soil microbiologist who was around during the last exciting phase of anaerobic digestion in the 1980s.
A visit to Canada's longest operating anaerobic digester that produces methane gas from food waste prompted some questions, and some mass, water and carbon balance questions. Does it really pencil out?
Do separated dairy solids need to be composted to be used for animal bedding? An investigative look at the microbial ecology of animal manure and bedding and how this may impact the cow's health.
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