Higher Use of Wood Waste than Composting

Jan Dolph Austin May 10, 2006 10:30 AM
I am researching the topic of finding a higher use than compost for the brush and yard trimmings collected by our Solid Waste Services Department. Please respond if your organizat…

Backyard Composter Follow-up Surveys

Caroline_Jackson June 30, 2006 08:30 AM
Hello everyone: We are planning to survey residents who have bought a backyard composter through our municipal subsidy program. We hope to design a short telephone survey (ab…

Effectiveness of Grasscycling and Backyard Composting

Laura Mccall Murfreesboro January 10, 2007 05:06 AM
Does anyone know where I can find estimates of the effectiveness of strategies such as grasscycling and backyard composting for solid waste reduction? What kind of participation r…

Seeking Information on City-Wide Food Composting

Lucille Bertuccio Bloomington January 16, 2007 10:23 AM
I am looking for information on cities that pick up food waste for composting. Thank you, Lucille Bertuccio, president Center for Sustainable Living  

Seeking Examples of Increased Diversion Rates Due to C&E or Program Adjustments

Lydia Torbicki Thorold January 17, 2007 03:47 AM
Hi all; We are trying to find examples of waste diversion programs which have a demonstrated/documented increase in participation rates (% tonnes captured, kg/hh/yr, etc.) bas…

Food Composting

ahillyard January 19, 2007 02:39 PM
The Province of Nova Scotia banned compostable organic material from disposal at a landfill November 30, 1998. Curbside collection of organics for residential and ICI has been tak…

Food Waste

John Schroder London June 25, 2007 07:05 AM
Hi Can anyone direct me to any examples they know of where there has been a successful campaign to increase the amount of food waste being recycled (for turning into compost)…

Organic Food Waste

Anne Camozzi Nova Scotia June 29, 2007 08:14 AM
Nova Scotia , Canada has been collecting organics for quite awhile even in rural areas. Check out the City of Halifax Waste management, The town of Antigonish. These are some exam…

Seeking Sample RFP for Composting Municipal Services

cfryer February 04, 2008 11:26 AM
Hi, I'm seeking a sample RFP where a municipality has contracted out with a private entity to operate the municipality's existing yard debris composting operation. The goal i…

Information on Organic Waste Management

Dieter Geesing Abbotsford February 15, 2008 09:58 PM
Hello everyone, I am looking for information on two topics related to organic waste management 1) Unbiased studies (preferably peer-reviewed) comparing composting, anaer…

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