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The ECS “Swiss Army Knife” Approach to Pilot Projects

That might be overstating it a little bit, but here is the point. ECS doesn’t have a single answer for what to propose to the composting community. We believe that a pilot project should be...

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ECS RF TeleProbes™

The Best Wireless Compost Temperature Probes! A wireless temperature probe for compost piles is an attractive ideal. Simply insert the probe into the pile and walk away. Data for regulatory...

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ECS Technical Services

ECS offers technical services to support client needs.

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Odors – Nuisance, Complaints and Best Management Practices for Compost Facilities

Odor problems at commercial scale composting facilities are a far too well known problem. Here's how you can avoid it.

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I Want to Start a Compost Company…What Does it Cost?

I get asked this question a bunch. In fact, I got two phone calls asking me that same question today. I love getting these calls. And everyone has to start somewhere (I know I did).

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Composting: Process Inhibition and Key Performance Indicators

ECS focuses on controlling the process conditions to facilitate efficient composting. This article outlines some of the key performance indicators (KPI's). When operators manage these KPI's...

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Control Systems Replacements

Replacing old and unsupported compost control systems from other vendors has become a regular line of work for ECS. ECS has always been committed to providing robust compost control and...

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CompTroller™ Stories: Upgrades Made Sure and Simple

The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) in Pembroke, Ontario has been composting green waste amended food waste in an ECS Containerized In-Vessel system since 2001. The original...

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Treating Contaminated Soils

The West Garfield County, Colorado Landfill (WGCL) receives petroleum- contaminated soil (PCS) from various oil and gas operators in their region. The PCS that meets Colorado Department of Public...

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Rural and Suburban Composting: Practices and Tools

Take a look at this article in the December 2014 issue of Waste Advantage Magazine entitled, Rural and Suburban Composting: Practices and Tools, by Steve Diddy, ECS. Many...