City of St. Louis Privatizes Operation of Composting Facility

On February 2nd, 2010, posted in: Uncategorized by

St. Louis Composting, Inc. plans retail outlet, food waste recycling in 2010 ST. LOUIS – The City of St. Louis signed a three-year contract with St. Louis Composting, Inc. to manage and operate the City’s 10-acre composting center at 560 Terminal Row, off Hall Street in the Baden neighborhood. The facility was previously operated by […]

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New Website and Logo

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

St Louis Composting has a new logo and website. Both of these were designed and developed by Studio 2108. The new website has a content managed news feed giving their staff or PR Firm Casey Communications the ability to post news as often as they like. Hope you enjoy the new look.

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St. Louis Composting Wins Best in the Expo at the Eco Expo Held at the St. Louis Science Center

On April 19th, 2009, posted in: Uncategorized by

St. Louis Composting is proud to announce our display won Best in the Expo at the Eco Expo held at the St. Louis Science Center on April 18 and 19. The booth was a collaboration between SLC, the Missouri Department of Conservation and Shaw Nature Reserve. It featured a Rain Garden complete with plants, flower […]

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KSDK’s Heidi Glaus and St. Louis Composting’s Patrick Geraty Mix It Up with the Belleville Facility’s “Big Green Machine.”

On April 15th, 2009, posted in: Uncategorized by

As the weather warms up more people will get outside and garden. But what do you know about composting? This morning Heidi Glaus learned that composting sends less waste to landfills. Plus, using compost returns nutrients to the land, holds moisture in your garden or lawn and naturally fertilizes the soil. She also learned you […]

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“World Peace? Compost Can Help” by Patrick Geraty

On December 27th, 2007, posted in: Uncategorized by

Recently, the Nobel Committee awarded its 2007 Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and to former U.S. Vice President Al Gore for their efforts to counteract man-made climate change. According to the Nobel Foundation, climate change may lead to greater competition for the earth’s resources resulting in “increased danger of violent conflicts.” […]

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“Feed Your Soil a Nutritious Diet: Compost” by Patrick Geraty

On March 26th, 2007, posted in: Uncategorized by

Good nutrition continues to be a hot topic these days, with the popularity of organic foods skyrocketing and Americans from every walk of life increasingly sensitive to the specifics of their daily diet. It’s the same in home gardening and lawn care. More hobbyists are questioning long-held beliefs about how best to prepare and nurture […]

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“Composting: It Helps Conserve and Preserve Precious Water” by Patrick Geraty

On August 15th, 2006, posted in: Uncategorized by

Until a few decades ago it was widely assumed that water, a renewable resource, would always be in abundant supply. That view changed when it became apparent that increased industrial, agricultural and domestic use had depleted the supply of fresh water in some areas of the world. By the late 20th century, water was no […]

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“St. Louis Composting has Earned the “Seal of Testing Assurance” Certification from U.S. Composting Council

On March 28th, 2006, posted in: Uncategorized by

In keeping with USCC standards, St. Louis Composting continues to regularly sample and test its compost, using STA-approved labs to report chemical, physical and biological properties. Customers receive a handout with their compost purchase that includes the name and description of the compost product, a statement that it has been sampled and tested, identification of […]

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“Fallen Leaves Become True Windfalls” by Tim O’Neil

On November 28th, 2005, posted in: Compost News, Uncategorized by

After green leaves wither to brown, Pat Geraty gathers them by truckloads so gardeners can make the world green again. The value of dried leaves in the age of recycling is powering businesses such as Geraty’s and a host of smaller municipal composting operations. This time of year, their fresh piles of steaming, ground-up leaves […]

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“Two Ferocious Grinders Work Together” by Walt Moore

On August 15th, 2005, posted in: Compost News, Uncategorized by

Watch a tub grinder at work, and a descriptive adjective that comes to mind is “ferocious.” With seemingly little effort, it reduces great volumes of organic debris — massive logs, thick stumps or railroad ties — into neat piles of chips. The “tub” started life some 40 years ago processing silage on farms, but as […]

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