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Human composting considered in Washington

By Ken McEntee Washington may soon be the first state to allow composting as an alternative to cremation and burial to dispose of deceased humans. State Sen. Jamie Pedersen and nine co-sponsors this month introduced…



Nestlé partners to develop biodegradable water bottle

Nestlé partners to develop biodegradable water bottle January 15, 2019 Nestlé and Danimer Scientific, a developer and manufacturer of biodegradable plastic products, announced a global partnership to develop biodegradable bottles. Nestlé and Danimer Scientific said…


New Jersey forms USCC chapter

U.S. Composting Council (USCC) members from New Jersey have affiliated… 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…


Hotel saves $15,000 diverting food waste

Hotel saves $15,000 diverting food waste The JW Marriott Marquis luxury hotel in Downtown Miami said it estimates an annual savings of $15,000 by using a biodigester to process its food waste. The hotel recently…





EPA, Army propose clean water revisions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) today proposed what the agencies called a clear, understandable, and implementable definition of “waters of the United Satets” (WOTUS) that clarifies federal…