Category Archives: composting
Who would think that a rotten apple could heat you home or fuel your car.
Ste Hyacinthe has a biogas system that allows it to capture the biogas produced by fermented organic waste, and leaves a wonderful compost at the end of the process.
It seems that they produce too much and will start selling to cities in other parts of the province!
I found this company in Seattle very interesting. This is a company that that works with a company to install for them a composting system.
- Install compost system
- Compostable material is put in composter
- Material is composted on site
- Manufacturer will pick up composted material
- Composted material will be processed into liquid fertilizer
- Liquid fertilizer is sold to public
I find this to be a very interesting process that helps return the processed material back to the people.
The University of British Columbia is now the proud owner of an industrial size composting system to manage thier food and compostable dishware waste.
Hats off to a step in the right direction!
Composting is a natural microbial phenomenon that we can use in order to reduce our organic waste. This can be done at home, or at an industrial scale.
Here is an article to give you a god idea how it works!
McGill has an on-campus industrial composting system that composts all of their organic waste. In addition, they are also promoting worm composting, other wise known as vermi-composting.
Simple idea from 2005 morphed into a wonderful project that continues today.
Check it out!