|ORBIT Edition 2008|
|Professur für Abfallwirtschaft|
|Open windrow composting manual|
Carsten Bachert, Prof. Dr. Ing. habil. Werner Bidlingmaier, Prof. Dr. Suraphong Wattanachira
In times when mineral fertilizer is not available or too expensive, compost is the most important source to provide nutrients for the plants and to adjust the soil conditions. Today many people appreciate compost as a natural source for nutrients and humus. To compost materials means also to close the natural circle of life. This manual tries to give a helping hand in designing and maintaining a composting plant in economically developing countries.