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Composting Facilities

Programs that operate facilities which process solid waste including sludge, organic waste and/or yard waste by composting, a process which involves the controlled biological decomposition of organic material under aerobic or anaerobic conditions to produce a stable, humus-like material. Many facilities accept green waste that is brought in by residents. Centrally composted materials may be used in community beautification projects or sold to local landscapers or residents.

Taxonomy Code: JF-8920.7190-150

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