September 15, 2016

If you are planning to add food waste to a new facility or a facility upgrade,
it’s imperative to base your business plan and facility design on accurate
data. 

The ECS Food Waste Feedstock Study is a design tool based on quantitative census
& NAICS code information that is proven to be 90-99% accurate in predicting the
actual amount of food waste th...

April 7, 2016

It was a fairly quiet Friday afternoon. That’s when these things always happen.
I took a call from the head operator at one of our Client Facilities. She told
me that a power pole had been knocked down nearby the night before and they
had lost power.

Once main power had been restored to their facility late that morning, they
discovered a lot of elect...

April 5, 2016

Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island installed a competitor’s (non-ECS) in-
vessel composting system in the 1990s.  Technical support had been an issue for
some time, and in 2015 the vintage custom control system it came with died.  

ECS won the bid to install new controls, VFDs, sensors, and motorized dampers to
control and monitor their eight ves...

March 31, 2016

The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) in Pembroke, Ontario has been
composting green waste amended food waste in an ECS Containerized
In-Vessel system since 2001. The original CompTroller™ 1.0 automated aeration
control and monitoring system served them well for over 15 years.  But between
OS legacy issues and part obsolescence, it was bec...

March 31, 2016

BIOCYCLE WEST COAST 16 
30TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE
San Diego, CA
April 4-7, 2016

Featured Presentations

Tuesday, April 5, 4:15-6:00 PM
Track 2: Measurement Tools (Pacific Salon Two)

Food Waste Estimation Modeling Using Census Data

Geoff Hill, Director of Consulting Services, Engineered Compost Systems

This presentation will highlight a Census database...

January 17, 2016

 
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...

January 15, 2016

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...

September 22, 2015

COMPOST FACILITY OPERATOR TRAINING
WASHINGTON ORGANIC RECYCLING COUNCIL

When: October 19-23, 2015

Where: Washington State University Puyallup Extension, Puyallup, Washington

Since February of 1995, WORC has strengthened technical knowledge and improved operating techniques of compost facility operators through the Compost Facility Operator Training. Th...

September 15, 2015

NW Biosolids Management Association Biofest 2015

Lake Chelan, Washington

Sept 20-22, 2015

Featured Presentation: King County Biosolids Truck Odor Mitigation Study

Tuesday, September 22 1:00 PM

Chris Anderson,  ECS Director of Operations


King County, Washington is studying methods to capture and control the odorous air coming from trucks and trailers used...

September 15, 2015

Gatineau, Quebec

Compost Council of Canada

25th Annual National Conference

SEPT 16-18, 2015

FEATURED PRESENTATION: THE COMPOST PROCESS AND BMPS FOR MINIMIZING ODOURS

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 11:00 AM (TRACK II, ODOUR MANAGEMENT)

STEVE DIDDY, DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

The capture and control of air emissions depends on the competency of both the technolo...

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