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Compost Temperature459 viewsIt is important that the compost temperature heats up to between 140°-160° Fahrenheit in order to kill weed seeds and pathogenic organisms.
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Environmentally Friendly457 viewsThis material will be used by gardeners as raw stable waste, Gourmet compost and in the lower garden compost pits.
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Sorting the Stable Waste453 viewsThe crew sorts out trash and foreign objects before pushing the material into the shredder.
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Delivery of Stable Waste450 viewsOVF is provided with approximately 230 tons of stable waste each year by the City. Here the West Los Angeles Sanitation Department makes a new delivery.
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Watering the Delivery450 viewsWatering helps the composting process and keeps the dust down.
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Open for Business445 viewsWhen the stable waste is ready for use the gate is removed.
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Trash in the Stable Waste440 viewsSamples of trash found in the stable waste. Metal and glass are especially dangerous as they can injure the crew and/or damage the equipment.
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Gourmet Compost438 viewsShredded material being blown into Gourmet Compost pit.
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Mighty Mac Shredder437 viewsAnother view of the business end of the Mighty Mac.
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Sharing Gourmet Compost437 viewsGourmet Compost is also shared with other community organizations, gardens and local schoools. Here volunteers from Community Services Unlimited, Inc. pick up a load (check out their website at www.csuinc.org).
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Ready for Use434 viewsGardeners are welcome to take as much stable waste as they want. Be sure to allow plenty of time for the material to break down in your soil before planting.
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Stable Waste Pits (Front End)424 viewsGates in front of the two pits keep the material from spilling out.
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