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2008-07-24 03:00:37

By Wichuk, Kristine M McCartney, Daryl Pathogen inactivation is expected to occur in compost if temperatures over 55[degrees]C (131[degrees]F) are maintained for at least 3 days, or 15 days in windrows.

2008-07-24 03:00:37

By Bueno, P Yanez, R; Ariza, J; Diaz, M J The kinetic of the thermophilic composting process of trimming residues was studied under several parameters [moisture (40-70%), aeration (0.2-0.61 air/kg min) and particle size (1-5 cm)] in order to determine the best composting conditions to ensure an optimum composting design.

2007-01-07 03:00:18

By Spencer, Robert L Annual meeting of in-vessel composting facility operators included representatives from seven MSW composting plants that utilize the rotary digester technology. Lessons learned regarding equipment wear, inspections and critical maintenance are summarized.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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