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A

3 Layered Approach

an approach to recover compostable organics based on the same principles that govern our recycling programs. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

A.G.

Agriculture Generation

Anaerobic Digestion (AD)

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) is a process in which microbes digest organic material in the absence of oxygen.  The process creates two distinct products: biogas, a mix of -60% methane and -40% carbon dioxide, and a liquid or solid residue, the digestate.

ASTM 6400

Specifications determining aerobic biodegradation of plastic material under controlled composting conditions.