Composting in Braddock brings life amid decay

by Adam Reinherz Smoke rises from a wasteland as the sound of pitchforks hits the earth. Piles of decay are turned, stoked and fed. The crisp winter air chills those gathered as a long stemmed thermometer inserted into the muck reads 140 degrees. “That’s a good sign,” noted Eddie Shaw. Thrice weekly, Shaw and other … Continue reading Composting in Braddock brings life amid decay

‘Foodie’ at Malcha Marg Market converts organic waste into compost

Huge amount of food get wasted in restaurants and hotels everyday in the national capital. This is a serious concern for a country like India, where  many poor starve to death. To check this wastage, the New Delhi Municipal Council has taken a new technological initiative to convert  organic waste  into compost for agricultural and … Continue reading ‘Foodie’ at Malcha Marg Market converts organic waste into compost

FDA Continues to Promote Safe Use of Manure and Compost on Crops

(Photo : John Moore | Getty Images News) FDA Continues to Promote Safe Use of Manure and Compost on Crops The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) answers questions relating to the final issuance of the Product Safety rule this year (2015). This rule will help implement the FDA Food and Safety Modernization Act, which will … Continue reading FDA Continues to Promote Safe Use of Manure and Compost on Crops