"2006 Effective & Innovative Practices Award Winners Show Imagination and Practical Solutions / University of British Columbia: UBC's In-Vessel Composting Facility and Organics Collecting Program"
Author: So, Rachel
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: September/October 2006
The UBC Plant Operations' In-Vessel Composting Facility is a closed loop system that processes food and landscape waste on-site into a rich compost material for use in campus gardens. The in-vessel system exceeds the capabilities of traditional means of large-scale composting: pre- and post-consumer food waste, meat, grain, and dairy products, as well as paper towels, cups and plates can all be composted. Discusses the award-winning project's innovative characteristics, institutional benefits and results, portability and sustainability, management commitment and employee involvement, and customer feedback and resulting benchmarks.
For a downloadable PDF of this article please search the APPA archives
Share this page. You can e-mail this description and a link to this page to any valid e-mail address.