Green@Community: Development of Hong Kong's Community Recycling Network
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Green@Community: Development of Hong Kong's Community Recycling Network

Green@Community, managed by the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department (EPD), is a comprehensive community recycling network development project. As of May 2024, the project has established ...
The Journey of Kitchen Waste: From Origins to Sustainable Solutions
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The Journey of Kitchen Waste: From Origins to Sustainable Solutions

Kitchen waste, a type of organic refuse, originates from daily household activities, food processing, dining services, and institutional catering. It includes discarded vegetable leaves, leftovers,...
South Korea's Food Waste Management: Policies, Methods, Risks, and Costs
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South Korea's Food Waste Management: Policies, Methods, Risks, and Costs

The transformation in South Korea's approach to food waste management has shifted from landfill dumping to resource utilization. After collection, food waste is sent to treatment facilities where i...
Composting Principles and Factors Affecting Compost Quality
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Composting Principles and Factors Affecting Compost Quality

Composting leverages the action of various microorganisms to mineralize, humify, and sanitize plant organic residues, transforming complex organic nutrients into soluble nutrients and humus. During...
Household Waste and Its Classification: A Comprehensive Guide
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Household Waste and Its Classification: A Comprehensive Guide

Household waste can be classified into various types based on different criteria, typically including recyclables, hazardous waste, food waste, and residual waste. These classifications help in eff...
Food Waste Management in the United States: Policies, Methods, Risks, Costs, and the Era of the Kitchen Garbage Disposal
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Food Waste Management in the United States: Policies, Methods, Risks, Costs, and the Era of the Kitchen Garbage Disposal

Policies   The United States sees a diverse range of food waste management policies, varying significantly between states and cities. Some regions mandate the separation of food waste from other tr...
Food Waste Management in Canada: Policies, Methods, Risks, and Costs
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Food Waste Management in Canada: Policies, Methods, Risks, and Costs

In Canada, the improper disposal of food waste using regular plastic bags can result in rejection by waste collection personnel. If you find yourself in a pinch with only regular plastic bags, ensu...
Essential Nutrients in Organic Fertilizers: A Detailed Analysis
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Essential Nutrients in Organic Fertilizers: A Detailed Analysis

Organic fertilizers are fundamental for sustainable agriculture, offering not only an array of essential nutrients for crops but also contributing to soil health and fertility. Understanding the nu...
Differences Between Macronutrient Fertilizers and Micronutrient Fertilizers
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Differences Between Macronutrient Fertilizers and Micronutrient Fertilizers

Chemical fertilizers are typically divided into two categories: macronutrient fertilizers and micronutrient fertilizers.   Macronutrient Fertilizers Macronutrient fertilizers are essential for crop...