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Compost, recyclables trashed at Berkeley

The Daily Californian University of California, Berkeley custodians and groundskeepers often empty the contents of compost, recycling and landfill bins all into a single landfill-designated dumpster. Following campus protocol, compost and recyclables are mixed with…



Maryland’s Hood College gets composting

Frederick News-Post With the help of two students, Aramark dining services now has a contract to compost the food scraps left over from meal preparation at Hood College. Key City Compost, a Frederick, Md.-owned business,…




Kitchen waste piling up in Edmonton landfill

Canadian Public Broadcasting Vegetable peels, egg shells and coffee grounds once made into useful compost at the Edmonton waste management center are instead piling up in a landfill. The city closed the composting facility in…


No BS: Cow manure is an energy source

Bloomberg The average Holstein cow produces more than 100 pounds of manure a day. It’s a lot of poop. It’s also a lot of potential power. On some farms, that energy is already being collected: The…



Fire consumes Florida hurricane debris

More than six months after it roared through the area, Hurricane Irma is still having an effect on Southwest Florida. A fire in debris collected from the late September storm at a North Fort Myers horticulture recycling business…


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EPA nominee would rein in agency

Many critics of the U.S. EPA have charged that the… 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…