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Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
a white scarab compost turner on green grass
(Updated 6/29/2020) The main function of these turners, which are also known as windrow turners, is to create compost for use as fertilizer. In the past, traditional composting methods had issues with environmental pollution,...

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
Whether you are new to composting or have a large scale operation, it is important to understand how the windrow turning process works. The terms “windrow composting” and “composting in windrow” refer to two...

Thursday, March 8th, 2018
two hands holding compost and soil with green plant
Environmental policy in Europe has successfully increased the recycling rates of municipal waste. Recycling methods in these countries include material recycling and composting. European countries have set a goal to recycle 50% of their...

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Woman worker with clipboard in industrial compost plant
(Updated on 11/30/2023) Composting is an important component in waste management because it helps to reduce soil erosion by acting as a fertilizer. Commercial composting has quietly developed into a lucrative industry that handles...

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Scarab compost turner about to turn a compost windrow
Municipal solid waste, or MSW, contains mostly food products, about 56 percent of the total amount of refuse. A significant portion of this waste is compostable and offers a new frontier in recycling. The...

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
large commercial compost pile below blue sky with clouds
Compost piles allow farms to save significant costs and recycle their organic materials. There is no need to purchase new compost every season, as your farm is likely equipped with most of what you...