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Monday, July 26th, 2021
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While it’s true that some herbicides, insecticides, fungicides can break down during the composting process, there are many that cannot. It is important to know which types of pesticides DO NOT break down in...

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
a white scarab compost turner on green grass
Large construction/farming equipment is known to last a long time, and compost turners are no different. These machines are typically durable and reliable. This means that if you are in the market for one,...

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
composting with compost turners in any season
Those in the composting industry are familiar with questions about mixtures, tools, equipment, processes, and more. But, there are some interesting questions that some may have that don’t often get answered. Here are seven...

Monday, September 28th, 2020
larger scale composting equipment for sale for dairy farms
If you are new to running a commercial composting business, you may wonder how the process works during the winter. At-home compost most often freezes over the winter and resumes the process when it...

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
truck spraying herbicides/pesticides in field of green grass
The term “persistent herbicides” should make any composter shudder. Compost can actually break down a lot of herbicides and dangerous chemicals with the right mix of bacteria and the best conditions. This is not...

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
Scarab compost turner about to turn a compost windrow
Commercial and industrial composting are different from home composting because operators must follow specific laws and regulations. These pertain to odor control as well as public safety and health. The way large operations compost...

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
composting with compost turners in any season
Municipal composting operators must understand the intricacies of making compost to produce a high-quality product. Whether your operation has been going for years or you are just starting one for your municipality, the following...

Monday, December 30th, 2019
SCARAB compost turner turning a windrow of manure
(Updated 6/22/2021) Commercial composting is a great way to get rid of organic waste and support local businesses. Many cities have seen benefits from composting and farmers have seen increases in crop quality and...