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About this Publication: City of Modesto: Public Compost Production Program Study

Title: City of Modesto: Public Compost Production Program Study
Date Published on the Web: 8/9/2002
Document Date: 8/1/2002
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Publication Type: Case study
Publication Number: 443-2002-0021
Description: This case study describes how the City of Modesto’s composting facility has enabled the city to divert green material and biosolids from disposal, thereby saving more than $1.4 million on the cost of landfilling their organic materials and generating revenues through the sale of the compost products which help to offset program operating costs.
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Organics
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