1st Edition

Composting Yard and Municipal Solid Waste

By Epa Copyright 1995

    This book aims to aid decision-makers in planning, siting, designing, and operating composting facilities. It is also useful to citizens, regulators, consultants, and vendors interested in the composting of yard trimmings and municipal solid waste.

    Introduction 1. Planning 2. Basic Composting Principles 3. Collection Methods 4. Processing Methods, Technologies, and Odor Control 5. Facility Siting and Design 6. The Composting Process: Environmental, Health, and Safety Concerns 7. State Legislation and Incentives 8. Potential End Users 9. Product Quality and Marketing 10. Community Involvement 11. Economics


    United States Environmental Protection Agency