Articles by Ken McEntee


Who stole the compost?

One night in early May, somebody drove heavy equipment up to a pile of compost at the Idaho Botanical Garden and took a lot more of it than the city of Boise generally allows. The…


Iowa City offers new organic carts

Iowa City is offering new, optional carts for organic waste and recycling to curbside pickup customers to promote eco-friendly, waste-reduction practices starting this summer. The carts are easier and safer for residents and waste-management staff…


Madison to end compost program after 7 years

Madison, Wisc. is ending its compost collection program because residents were putting too many non-compostable items in their carts and the city can’t afford its own biodigester. The city said that ending the program will…


Colorado group places compost “cubes”

The 2018 “Leadership Steamboat” class took on food waste by purchasing three high-efficiency Earth Cube composters that were placed around Steamboat Springs, Colo. Each year, participants select a community project to better the Yampa Valley….


Product news: ALLU launches mobile app

ALLU Inc. has launched a new mobile application that is designed to maximize its customers’ experience with its equipment. Fully integrated with ALLU’s online portal, the mobile app provides an intelligent digital solution for customers…




Tennessee starts food waste initiative

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) initiated an… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log…


High quality compost made from sargassum

Sargassum, a type of floating brown seaweed, can be composted into a product with no detrimental salt levels, according to a recent study done at Texas State University. Sargassum drifts that wash up on beaches…