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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Land Quality 

Solid Waste

Prevention and Reuse
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Oregon's Recycling Laws
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Composting Program

Commercial Food Waste Composting Study Project Report,
Final October 29, 2002

A field demonstration of low technology composting methods for mixed food waste has been completed. This report provides the basis for the evaluation, procedures used to conduct the demonstration, presentation and evaluation of the performance-monitoring program, an assessment of regulatory methods and a recommended regulatory approach. The report may be downloaded below:

[print version]


For more information about DEQ's Land Quality programs, visit the DEQ contact page.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
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