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environmental benefits of composting

Environmental Benefits of Composting – How Does Composting Help?

Compost is an organic substance decomposed by a process known as composting. The process involves recycling various organic materials (otherwise deemed as waste) to produce soil conditioner. Is Composting Worth It? In simple words, yes. Putting organic substances back into the planet’s ecosystem will enrich the soil with essential nutrients that synthetic fertilizers cannot substitute. […]

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compost vs. landfill

Compost vs. Landfill – What Happens to Compostable Items in a Landfill?

How does composting help landfills? It’s true that organics break down regardless of where they are. The process and time required for decomposition in both compost systems and landfills are not the same. The next time you’re tempted to think organic waste will effortlessly “compost” in a landfill, think again. Heat Holding Capacity of Carbon […]

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aerobic composting vs. anaerobic composting

Aerobic Composting vs. Anaerobic Composting

What is the difference between aerobic and anaerobic composting? Both types take advantage of decomposition – the way things naturally break down. How are these two composting systems distinct? That’s the question we’ll tackle on the blog today.  This article will help you determine the obvious composting choice for your home, restaurant, and/or office. Learning […]

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commercial composting vs. home composting

Industrial/Commercial Composting vs. Home Composting

On a chemical level, composting food waste is better for the environment than sending it to a landfill. Discarded food that decays in landfills releases a higher percentage of methane than food that is composted in a backyard or commercial composting facility. Due to the heat-retaining properties of methane, atmospheric warming is accelerated. This is […]

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