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Welcome to the Industrial Composting Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.

Background and Overview
Gives a brief description of the biological process of composting and includes a glossary of associated terms.

Operations and Technology
Outlines 6 industrial composting technologies and factors to consider when selecting them.

Environmental Regulations
Gives the complete EPA Standards for the Use or Disposal of Sewage Sludge, 40 CFR Part 503 and includes a link to state composting programs.

Reasons for Change
Identifies incentives and benefits associated with industrial composting.

Acknowledgements
This section acknowledges the contributions of industry experts to this Topic Hub.

Terms & Definitions
This section offers common compost terminology and definitions.

Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.

 


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Contact email: abray@newmoa.org

Hub Last Updated: 3/10/2009

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