COMPOSTING


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<emphasis role="bold">COMPOSTING</emphasis>Composting is a biological process in which organic matter is decomposed under controlled, aerobic conditions to produce humus. Any organic material can be composted under almost any conditions. However, operators can accelerate the process by using the proper blend of materials and controlling the temperature, moisture content, and oxygen supply. The resulting compost is stable and can be safely used in many landscaping, horticulture or agriculture applications.Composting can be readily used to treat both unstabilized solids and partially stabilized biosolids. In both …
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Water Environment Federation: Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Fifth Edition. COMPOSTING, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export