January 31, 2014

County’s Compost Facility Featured in BioCycle Magazine

The County’s Yard Trim Composting Facility in Dickerson is the topic of a feature article in the current issue of BioCycle, the official magazine of the US Composting Council.

Entitled “County Yard Trimmings Facility Achieves EMS Certification,” the article by Marilu Enciso details the history and current operation of the local facility and describes the steps to implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS) at the Dickerson operation and the benefits to both the community and the operation.

The County’s Yard Trim Facility received the coveted EMS certification last summer, becoming just the second such facility in the United States to become certified. Read news release.