Industrial composting
Compost (/ˈkɒmpɒst/ or /ˈkɒmpoʊst/) is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. Compost is a key ingredient in organic farming. At the simplest level, t...
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Uses of compost
Compost is a versatile product resulting from composting - the biodegradation of organic waste, industrially, commercially or domestically produced. Composting can be carried out at the household leve...
Biodrying
Biodrying is the process by which biodegradable waste is rapidly heated through initial stages of composting to remove moisture from a waste stream and hence reduce its overall weight. In biodrying pr...
BSI PAS 100
The British Composting Association worked to establish an industry standard for composts, the BSI PAS 100 certified by the British Standards Institution. The specification covers the entire process; ...
Anaerobic digestion
Anaerobic digestion is a collection of processes by which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. The process is used for industrial or domestic purposes to manage w...
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Trommel
A trommel (from the German word for drum, Trommel), also known as a "trommel screen," is a screened cylinder used to separate materials by size - for example, separating the biodegradable fraction of ...
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In-vessel composting
In-vessel composting generally describes a group of methods that which confine the composting materials within a building, container, or vessel. In-vessel composting systems can consist of metal or p...
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Mechanical biological treatment
A mechanical biological treatment system is a type of waste processing facility that combines a sorting facility with a form of biological treatment such as composting or anaerobic digestion. MBT plan...
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Edmonton Composting Facility
The Edmonton Composting Facility is the site of the City of Edmonton's co-composting system for processing organic waste. Co-composting involves mixing household wastes with biosolids (sewage sludge),...
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Refuse-derived fuel
Refuse-derived fuel (RDF) or solid recovered fuel/ specified recovered fuel (SRF) is a fuel produced by shredding and dehydrating solid waste (MSW) with a Waste converter technology. RDF consists larg...
Digestate
Digestate is the material remaining after the anaerobic digestion of a biodegradable feedstock. Anaerobic digestion produces two main products: digestate and biogas. Digestate is produced both by acid...
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Frog Island, London
Frog Island is an uninhabited island on the north bank of the River Thames in Rainham, London at grid reference TQ515805.
It has the mechanical biological treatment works of the East London Waste ...
Fairfield Materials Management Ltd
Fairfield Materials Management Ltd is a Manchester based social enterprise that operates a community waste management project at Manchester’s New Smithfield Market focused on minimising waste, and br...
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Peninsula Compost
Peninsula Compost Company, LLC is a commercial composting company set up to manage a 200,000 ton per year food waste facility which started operations in Wilmington, Delaware in 2009. The facility is...
Windrow composting
In agriculture, windrow composting is the production of compost by piling organic matter or biodegradable waste, such as animal manure and crop residues, in long rows (windrows). This method is suited...
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Aerated static pile composting
Aerated Static Pile (ASP) composting, refers to any of a number of systems used to biodegrade organic material without physical manipulation during primary composting. The blended admixture is usually...
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Trommel screen
A trommel screen, also known as rotary screen, is an essential unit which is used mainly in the mineral and solid-waste processing industries. It consists of a perforated cylindrical drum which is nor...
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Eddy current
Eddy currents (also called Foucault currents) are circular electric currents induced within conductors by a changing magnetic field in the conductor, due to Faraday's law of induction. Eddy currents ...
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