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TOS#32: Big Data & Smart Cities: How Data Technologies are changing the Recycling Landscape. With Marco Mattiello (Italy). | OrganicStream.org

TOS#32: Big Data & Smart Cities: How Data Technologies are changing the Recycling Landscape. With Marco Mattiello (Italy). | OrganicStream.org | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it

"The latest Organic Stream podcast episode is out, updated with part 2! In part one, we’re talking to Marco Mattiello of Contarina to explore how data technologies (“big data”) are changing the recycling and waste management landscape, focusing on their integration of an RFID tracking system into their recycling program has increased efficiency and improving engagement.


And part two brings you the highlights of the recent zero waste and circular economy events in Brussels, organised in response to the recent withdrawal of the waste policy package by the new European Commission."

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TOS#31: Organics Recycling in France: How New Compost Standards & Incoming Laws will Change the Landscape. With Thomas Colin (France). | OrganicStream.org

TOS#31: Organics Recycling in France: How New Compost Standards & Incoming Laws will Change the Landscape. With Thomas Colin (France). | OrganicStream.org | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
TOS#31: We explore the new French compost label & quality standards by Compost Plus, and how they will transform the organics recycling industry in France. We also take a look at source separation in the country, and how the incoming law will bring sustainability closer than ever.
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Episode 31 of The Organic Stream is out now! We’re in France this week with Thomas Colin of Compost Plus to learn more about the new compost label and quality assurance system they have designed, which is set to greatly elevate the quality and status of compost made from source-separated organics and create a new level of trust with compost users.

Thomas also gives us an update on the exciting events taking place regarding the Energy Transition Law which, if passed, will  transform the composting and organics recycling industry in France and bring source separation to the forefront.

Take a listen and enjoy!

Thank you to ecovio® from BASF for making this episode possible.

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TOS#29: Horticulture Special #1: Compost’s Transformative Effect On Olive Orchard. With Graham Brookman (South Australia). | OrganicStream.org

TOS#29: Horticulture Special #1: Compost’s Transformative Effect On Olive Orchard. With Graham Brookman (South Australia). | OrganicStream.org | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
TOS#29: We discuss with Graham Brookman the unique benefits of compost use on the poor soils and olive orchard on his farm the Food Forest, and explore the challenges he faced, and the factors that lead to such a great success.
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The first podcast episode of 2015 is now published!

We’re kicking off the year with a focus on the use of compost in horticulture – how compost use affects soil composition and soil health, and the plants or crops grown in it.

This week: Poor quality soil and delicate crops could have spelled disaster for South Australian organic farmer Graham Brookman, but with a steady use of compost, their property has transformed into a thriving business. We speak with Graham about how compost worked to saved his soils and his olive crops, explore the challenges he faced, and the factors that lead to such a great success.

Topics include: cost factors involved, sourcing compost, how best to apply compost to olive orchards, yield increase, saving water and reducing plant stress in a hot climate, and more.

Thanks to BiobiN® for making this episode possible.

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Healthy vineyards grow more than grapes

Healthy vineyards grow more than grapes | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it

What helps to absorb greenhouse gases, extend the life of farmland and keep soil moist in times of drought? At one of the Napa Valley’s most famed wineries, growers turn their eyes downward for their answer – toward the humble-looking, easy-to-miss plants between the rows of grapevines.

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Cover crops and compost are sure-fire ways to support soils and improve olive growth! (what's not to like about that?).


For a more detailed understanding, listen to viticulturists Bob Schaffer and Bob Cannard explain how cover crops have transformed their vineyards on Episode 16 of our podcast).

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TOS#30: Going Zero Waste: Implementing Organics Diversion at Stadiums, Venues & Events | OrganicStream.org

TOS#30: Going Zero Waste: Implementing Organics Diversion at Stadiums, Venues & Events | OrganicStream.org | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
TOS#30: We take a close look at implementing organics at events and venues diversion and explore the work involved in organising, planning and putting in place a zero waste strategy with our guest Leslie Lukacs of L2Environmental.
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The Organic Stream podcast, episode 30 is now out!

In this episode we explore the work involved in organising, planning and putting in place an organics diversion program for events with our guest, Leslie Lukacs. As founder and principal of L2 Environmental (California, USA), Leslie has spent many years organising zero waste policies at various types of events and venues.


She tells us about her experiences, how to work with local composters and source the right serviceware, how to approach educating staff and the public, how to deal with common challenges, and much more.


Take a listen and enjoy!

Thank you to ecovio® from BASF for making this episode possible.

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An Approach To Expanding Commercial Composting Operations

An Approach To Expanding Commercial Composting Operations | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it
TOS#23: Jeff Ziegenbein explores with us how best to expand a commercial composting facility without compromising quality or risking your business. We discuss the reasons for expansion, technological advances that help with processing and odour control, how to secure financing, and much more.
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The new episode of The Organic Stream is out! This week, we're in Los Angeles talking to the project manager of the Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority Jeff Ziegenbein about how best to expand your composting facility without compromising quality or risking your business.

We discuss the reasons why composters may need to expand, the technological advances that can help with processing and odour control, how to use a phased approach to growth in order to secure financing and to maintain production quality, tips on dealing with regulations, and much more.

Thanks to If You Care for making this episode possible.

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