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Organic Waste: Part 3

Photo by Marek Studzinski on Unsplash In part one and part two of this post, we established that people with a variety of goals all

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Organic Waste: Part 1

Several states have been targeting food waste for several years with rules that get more restrictive each year and impact smaller and smaller generators. If you are reading this, it may be that these rules have finally reached your business or institution. In California, the threshold is now down to folks who generate two cubic yards of waste (which includes the total of trash, recycling or composting that you generate).

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Max-R Blog | Process vs Recovery Part 2 - Organics Image | Plants Growing
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Process vs Recovery Part 2 – Organics

In part one of this post, I talked about the difference between treatment and recovery.  Treatments are processes applied to a material or combination of materials.  Recovery is the type, quality and quantity of commodities that are recovered from applying that process.  That is an important distinction, especially when you hear about various treatments for managing organics.  

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Where are the Farmers?

If you want to tackle the issue of composting or food waste, reach out to farmers and include them in your discussions. You might be amazed at how much more successful your efforts are.

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Max-R Blog | Pre-Consumer Composting | Vegetables
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Pre-Consumer Composting

There are many reasons why people decide to compost food waste. In some cases, you might be trying to proactively make your operation more sustainable. In other cases, you might only be trying to ward off a group of riled up activists who are approaching your office like villagers storming the gates of Frankenstein’s castle, pitchforks and torches in hand. Regardless of why you are composting food waste, when people think of food waste, they sometimes only think about post-consumer plate scrapings.

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Max-R Blog | Compost Kin, Part 1 | Compost
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Compost Kin, Part 1

Food waste is one of the largest components left in the waste stream, especially in regions that have already enacted other recycling programs. As such, composting and related activities are one of the most popular “next steps” to many campus and municipal recycling program

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Max-R Blog | Compost Kin Part 2 | Plant Garden
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Compost Kin, Part 2

Before embarking on such a program, you need to understand that composting is not the art of making food waste disappear out of a trash can. Composting is a specific biological process. Unfortunately, there are a lot of similar and related processes that too often get lumped together under the compost name.

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