Category Archives: composting

Compost Tea

Compost Tea - What It Is, How to Make It, and the Benefits

Compost Tea – What It Is, How to Make It, and the Benefitshttps://www.diynatural.com/compost-tea/What is compost tea, how do you make it, and what are its benefits? Learn all about this wonderful fertilizer you can brew from your recycled food scraps!
One extra way to use and benefit from composting!

Organic waste has positive impact on Ste Hyacinthe!

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!

Trash to cash: Quebec town aims to turn food waste into gas, profits | CTV News

Trash to cash: Quebec town aims to turn food waste into gas, profits | CTV Newshttp://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/trash-to-cash-quebec-town-aims-to-turn-food-waste-into-gas-profits-1.2125837A Quebec town known for producing food is now working to convert organic food waste into natural gas on a large scale.

New composting initiative – full circle food waste treatment

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.

 

WISErg | Intercepting nutrients before they become waste.

WISErg | Intercepting nutrients before they become waste.http://wiserg.com/WISErg is a hybrid technology company combining bio-, clean-, and high-tech systems to create a revolutionary solution for managing urban-generated organics. Our Harvester™…

Industrial Composter on the campus of University of British Columbia!

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!

The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Buildinghttp://inhabitat.com/the-first-citypod-composter-has-been-installed-in-a-canadian-university/The University of British Columbia has a new super-composter called the CityPod! It composts food waste in just 6 weeks to feed the rooftop garden plants.

 

What is composting?

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!

Earth Machine

Compostinghttp://www.earthmachine.com/what_is_composting.htmlBackyard composting is a controlled process of natural conversion of organic materials by micro organisms into compost. By composting, your can remove more than 500 lbs of…

McGill Gorilla Composting

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!