A large fraction of the waste stream is comprised of organic residuals that can be turned from a waste into a useful soil amendment through composting. Cornell Waste Management Institute addresses a broad range of residuals including yard and food wastes and a wide array of audiences including households, schools, farms, municipalities and private entities.

Sections include:
   • Health and Safety
   • Large Scale Composting
   • Science and Engineering
   • Small Scale Composting
   • Composting Fact Sheets

Composting Resources:
Written and audio-visual materials produced by Cornell Waste Management Institute. Composting Resources

Cornell Composting
Cornell Composting provides access to a variety of composting educational materials and programs developed at Cornell University. There are three categories:
  • Science and Engineering
  • Composting in Schools
  • Composting Fact Sheets

Composting Fact Sheets
Topics included in the Cornell Waste Management Institute Composting Fact Sheets are:
  • Marketing Composts
  • Regulation and Certification of Composts
  • Improving and Maintaining Compost Quality
  • Testing Composts
  • Compost Bulking Materials
  • Compost Pads
  • Compost Equipment
  • Composting Liquids
  • Natural Rendering
  • Health and Safety
  • Home Composting
  • Municipal Solid and Yard Waste Composting

Farm Waste Management

Farm Waste Management
Manure, bedding and animal mortalities are among the farm-generated organic residuals that can be managed through composting.
Farm Waste Management sections include:

  • Dairy Bedding with Manure Solids
  • Manure Composting
  • Mortality Composting
  • Sewage Sludge Use
  • Other-Resources addressing horse manure composting, planning composting systems on dairy      farms, economics of farm waste management,agricultural plastics

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