Composting in the Southeast – Proceedings of the 1998 Conference

 

 

September 9-11, Athens, Georgia

 

Edited by

K.C. Das

The University of Georgia

 

 

Entire Conference in PDF (17357028 bytes)

 

Introduction

 

Table of Contents

 

Planning and Operating Composting Programs

 

Covering Composting Windrows: Effects on the Process and the Compost

Pare, M. and et al

 

Composting Through Consortiums

Alexander, R. and C. Carpenter

 

Local Government Composting

 

Operational Challenges Associated with a Composting Facility at the Highest Elevation in the East

Heaton, R. M. and F. M. Pittman

 

Clean Organic Waste Compost Production and Evaluation in South Florida

Bryan, H. H. and et al

 

A Preliminary Report on a Georgia City’s Innovative Composting Project Cooperation Between the City of Douglas and the University of Georgia, College of Agriculture

Lewis, D. and et al

 

Optimizing Compost Processing

 

Strategy for Compost Market Development in Florida

Shiralipour, A. and W. H. Smith

 

Quantifying Loses of Plant Nutrients and Elements During Windrow Composting of Various Feedstocks

Schellinger, D. A. and G. Breitenbeck

 

 

 

Animal Waste Composting

 

Hall County Waxed Corrugated Cardboard Composting Pilot Project

Foote, R. and K. C. Das

 

Development of Swine Wastewater Dewatering/Composting Facility and End Product Use

Shelton, J. E. and et al

 

Poultry Litter Compost Production, A Means of Distributing Excess Nutrients

Brodie, H. L. and et al

 

Testing an In-House Layer Manure Composting System Under Field Conditions

Thompson, S. A.

 

Research and Development

 

Evaluation of Techniques for Measuring Air Filled Porosity in Composts of Municipal Biosolids and Wood Chips

Annan, J. S. and R. K. White

 

Biofilter Testing Using Composting for Styrene and Methyl Ethyl Ketone Emissions

Porter, R. S.

 

The Effect of Synthetic Bulking Agents on Pressure Drop Through Food Waste Compost

McGuckin, R. L.

 

Biodegradability and Nutrient Analysis During Crawfish Processing By-Products and Rice Hull Composting

Minkara, M. Y.

 

Paper Mill Sludge and MSW Composting

 

The Beneficial Use of Composted Paper Mill Sludge and Animal Waste for an Industrial Landfill Closure

Garrett, G. D. and et al

 

Composting Pulp and Paper Industry Solid Wastes: Process Design and Product Evaluation

Das, K. C. and et al

 

Sumter County Solutions: Innovative, Integrated MSW Composting and Recycling

Breeden, G. and M. Kessler

 

Composting Technologies

 

Characterization of Landfilled Municipal Solid Waste Following In-Situ Aerobic Bioreduction

Smith, M. C. and et al

 

 

In-Situ Municipal Solid Waste Composting Using an Aerobic Landfill System

Hudgins, M. and J. March

 

Compost Facility Odor Control Using Biofiltration: Comparison of Approach and Performance at an Open Facility and a Totally Enclosed Facility

Boyette, R. A.

 

Monitoring Water Quality at a Food Waste Composting Site

Cabrera, M. L.

 

Yard Waste Composting

 

A Case Study of the Greenville County Mulching Program

Papin, M.

 

Georgia State-Wide Home Composting Project

McLaurin, W.

 

Encouraging Home Composting the Hands-On Way: Lessons from Charlotte-Mecklenburg

Boekelheide, D. H. and B. F. Barger

 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s Hands-On Composting Workshops and Home Composting Method: A Technical Description

Boekelheide, D. H.

 

Compost Utilization

 

Composted Municipal Wastes Increase Growth, Yield, and Disease Tolerance of Citrus

Graham, J. H.

 

Composted Municipal Solid Waste Application Impacts on Cotton Yield and Soil Properties

Khalilian, A. and et al

 

Blends of Composted Biosolids and Bottom Ash as Potting Media to Grow Ornamentals

Dudka, S. and et al

 

 

Compost Application to Ryegrass

Stratton, M. L. and J. Rechcigl

 

Technical Poster Sessions

 

Development and Preliminary Validation of a Compost Process Simulation Model

Tollner, E. W. and et al

 

Utilization of Composts as Bedding Plant Growth Substrates

Bouwkamp, J. C. and X. Li

 

Mushroom Compost Remediates Zinc Toxicity in Cotton

Shuman, L. M.

 

A Backyard, Forced Aeration, Digester Composting System Consisting of the CompostAir and the CompostScreen

Smith, F. T.

 

Effects of Stocking Density and Feeding Rate on Vermicomposting of Biosolids

Ndegwa, P. M.

 

Index of Contributing Authors