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The State of Composting in the US: What, Why, Where & How

Author: Institute for Local Self-Reliance This executive summary explains what composting is and why it is important; summarizing model programs, technologies, and systems; and providing a national and state-by-state snapshot of activities, infrastructure needed, and policy opportunities. It concludes with

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Organics Management & Composting Guide

Author: Northeast Recycling Council A guide to assist decision makers, solid waste staff, citizen activists, and others in developing and expanding yard debris, food scrap, and other organics management strategies. The guide was written by the Northeast Recycling Council with

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Planning for Zero Waste After Natural Disasters

Author: Zero Waste New York This was a powerpoint presented at the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board in 2015, and in similar format at NYSAR3 NYC in 2014, Air & Waste Management Association in 2014, NYSAR3 conference in Cooperstown 2013.

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Organic Recycling 101

Author: Zero Waste New York Types of organic recycling •What is driving the growth of organic waste recycling? •How can organic waste recycling help reduce tipping fees? •How can a municipality get started? •What are the right metrics to determine

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Colorado Food Waste Composting Guide

Author: University of Colorado Recycling Services This Planning Guide was created to help advance food waste composting in Colorado. It includes operational, financial, promotional, and regulatory considerations toward implementing a composting program. It was designed for institutions within Colorado, such

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