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In-vessel composting systems : microbial and compost dynamics

Wander, Amardeep

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Organic matter represents more than one third of the waste produced worldwide and is a major contributor to the acute shortage of acceptable land fill sites. Composting significantly reduces the volume of organic waste and is an environmentally sound way of recycling this waste into valuable soil conditioner. The traditional process of composting heaped material is cheap and simple but slow (taking up to 140 days). In addition, the problems associated with odor and vermin make this process less...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151135
DOI: 10.25911/5d5e70f3dfd8c

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