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Does Ecodyger produce compost? And how?

In the previous articles of our blog we have already discussed in detail the compost and how it is the end result of the composting.

Composting is a natural process of transformation of materials or biodegradable substances in a product with low putrescibility, free of unpleasant odors and potentially suitable to be used to improve the fertility of gardens, lawns, gardens and farmland.

Ecodyger is a modern and innovative technology that starting from the organic waste, regenerates it, returning in part a dry residue that, certified by chemical analysis, can be considered a real resource. The dry residue of Ecodyger is a product obtained through a controlled process of transformation and stabilization of organic waste.

Organic discard VS organic waste

We talk about organic discard and not of waste, because the process happens directly at source, meaining where the discard is produced. 

The organic discards include all kitchen wastes of biodegradable origin, such as, for example, skins of fruits and vegetables, food scraps, coffee grounds, tea, herbal tea, expired or spoiled food, flowers, etc… And all the scraps left over after the distribution of meals in dining facilities such as restaurants, cafeterias, fast food, etc. Also included are dirty paper napkins and paper towels.

When does the organic discard become organic waste?

In reference to the above, we seek to clarify simply the difference between the two terminologies, as for the law it is a major difference..

The organic discard is all that we have described and so remains as long as it is collected and stored within the facility that generated it, whether it be a restaurant, a hotel, a canteen, a hospital, nursing home, fast-food, etc

It becomes organic waste in the moment in which the structure that generated it transfers it physically to third parties, be they the municipality (through the company that manages the collection of waste) or private companies enabled the collection and treatment of waste.

Therefore, it is discard when it remains within the walls of the house or catering facility be it restaurant, hotel, meals, etc.. waste when it is decided to give it outside. After this important premise, we can work to answer the original question.

So, does Ecodyger produce compost?

Ecodyger, in fact, produces or rather generates a resource that certified chemical analysis (by accredited laboratories ACCREDIA) put within the European parameters that define composted soil improvers commonly known as ” compost”.

For example, in Italy, where we have one of the regulations on fertilizers among the most restrictive in the European Community: Annex 2 of Legislative Decree 75/2010, Ecodyger returns a solid residue that respects from now on, all parameter limits under the said Decree.

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(*)the device has been loaded with a mixture of components typical and characteristic of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste relating to the European territory, normally given to collection.

How does Ecodyger produce compost?

Here is a simple sequence of photographs of the various steps that lead from organic waste to the solid residue using technology Ecodyger:

1. Food preparation discard:

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2. End of meal discard:

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3. Ecodyger chamber loaded with the generated waste:

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4. Solid residue obtained by the process of re – generation of Ecodyger before being discharged from the tank to the internal collection tray:

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5. Ecodyger drawer containing the solid residue at the end of cycle:

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6. Dry solid residue ready to be stored, free of odors, germs and bacteria:

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7. Use of the solid residue as a real asset, composted soil conditioner mixed for gardening 

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In conclusion… yes! Ecodyger produces compost.

According to the above, the answer to the initial question is definitely yes !

To learn how to make a good private use of this real asset, we suggest to refer to the previous blog article in which we discussed in detail the “recipes” for the use of compost.

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