The West Garfield County, Colorado Landfill (WGCL) receives petroleum-
contaminated soil (PCS) from various oil and gas operators in their region. The
PCS that meets Colorado Department of Public Health standards is used as daily
cover at landfills. The PCS that does not meet these standards requires further
treatment. The WGCL needed a process to...
Synagro’s South Kern Compost Manufacturing Facility (SKCMF) biosolids composting facility at South Kern Industrial Center is one of the largest biosolids composting facilities in California. Until recently the facility used an Aerated Static Pile (ASP) system with negative aeration with a biofilter, manual aeration controls, and our 2nd Generation E...
ECS believes that appropriate technology has a local definition. What is appropriate at one site might be inappropriate at another site even if the locations are just miles apart. Several factors should be investigated before determining and choosing appropriate process technology:
Location & odor sensitivity at the site (neighbors)
The US Composting Council is holding its 22nd annual Conference & Trade show in Oakland, CA January 26th - 29th 2014. This year’s theme is “Compost: A Nature’s way to grow “. USCC is the largest exhibition for the organics management industry where industry leaders discuss today’s challenges in composting, compost use and renewable energy from orga...
It’s kind of hard to say and it’s becoming very popular in the compost industry (particularly in California). I first heard Evan and Neil Edgar use it a year or so ago and I credit them for its origin (although they are so modest they say the term has been around for at least four or more years).