St. Louis Character: How an obscure landfill law changed Patrick Geraty’s life

On May 14th, 2019, posted in: Compost News by

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St. Louis’ fight to reduce waste through composting, repurposing food

On April 19th, 2019, posted in: Compost News by

You can’t see or smell it, but if you stand close enough, you can feel warm waves of methane roll out of the flare stack and rise into the sky. The lonesome organ stands atop a buried landfill, drawing up greenhouse gas from the garbage below and belching it into the atmosphere. It’s a monument […]

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Composting company buys Kansas City business

On March 6th, 2019, posted in: Compost News by

St. Louis Composting Inc., a Valley Park-based producer of compost, mulch and soil blends, has acquired a Kansas City-area green waste company. St. Louis Composting acquired Lawn-Corps through its operating company, Organic Resource Management, officials said Friday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but St. Louis Composting, currently a $25 million company, said it will […]

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How to Compost at Home

On June 6th, 2012, posted in: Uncategorized by

Creating all-natural, nutrient-rich compost for your lawn and garden at home is a cinch! · Start your pile or compost bin in a dry, shady spot near a water source · Add a blend of “greens” and “browns,” such as grass clippings and mulched leaves · Moisten the compost with water and keep moist at […]

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Compost Proclamations

On May 17th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

We are pleased to share the proclamations from the Missouri Governor, House of Representatives and Senate recognizing International Compost Awareness week and the Composting and Organics Association of Missouri.

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Food Program Keeps Tons of Waste Out of Local Landfills

On April 12th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

St. Louis (KSDK) — For years we’ve been told to clean our plates, but let’s face it even if we do, there’s typically something, like a banana peel left behind. “At this location we feed about 8,000 people a day,” explains Gary Suarez, an executive chef for Bon Appetit at Washington University. So just imagine […]

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St. Louis Composting Continues to Grow by Acquiring Organic Resource Management, Inc. (ORMI) in North St. Louis County

On January 24th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

Area’s Leading Composter Grows Geographic Footprint (VALLEY PARK, MO.) – St. Louis Composting, Inc., the region’s largest producer of STA-certified compost, mulch products and soil blends, has acquired Organic Resource Management, Inc. (ORMI), a large-scale, commercial composting facility located at 13060 County Park Road in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Terms of the transaction were […]

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Going Green with Compost on KMOV Channel 4

On April 13th, 2010, posted in: Uncategorized by

Kristen Cornett of St. Louis’ KMOV Channel 4 interviews Patrick Geraty about reducing greenhouse gasses and improving soil quality with compost.

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