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Old 12-11-2009, 03:28 AM   #2
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I couldn't tell from the article how long the process took, so I looked around a little. This one's from the university's website. Compost in 3 days is incredible. http://www.montclair.edu/news/articl...9&ChannelID=28

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The mixture reaches a temperature of around 130 degrees Fahrenheit for several days, so it is odor-free, Smith-Sebasto explains. The material is rotated slowly (four times an hour, four times each day) to help break down the food residue, and three days later, it is completely broken down into usable material that is used to fertilize green spaces on campus.
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