Sustainability

Cannabis Waste Recycling Services in California

Cannabis waste includes streams of waste from every vertical of the cannabis industry: cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, retail, testing laboratories, and events. Cannabis waste disposal methods and regulations vary from vertical-to-vertical and for an added layer of complexity, municipality-to-municipality. Cannabis waste recycling services in California are underutilized. Read on to learn more.

Breaking the Cannabis Waste Cycle

Cannabis is a plant, therefore it’s biodegradable right? Wrong. Though buds and stems can break down into the soil, there is a plethora of pollutants and waste materials that are produced during the growing, transporting, packaging, to purchasing. Let’s dive deeper into the specific types of waste involved in the marijuana industry.

On-Site Cannabis Waste Processing: Composting Knowledge To Take Home

On-site Cannabis Waste Processing The Compost Cure Composting is the organic process that breaks down material into a dark rich nutrient-filled substance, called compost. Compost revitalizes the soil and is a much better alternative than throwing away byproduct to be sent to the landfill. There are many different things that can be composted including yard …

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Off-site Cannabis Waste Processing: Best Practices And Process

Cannabis byproduct/product can be processed on-site or off-site into cannabis waste. State regulations dictate that cannabis product must be rendered unrecognizable and unsuable to be considered cannabis waste. As you could imagine, most cannabis operators do not have the resources to render and process their waste on site. Rendering and processing include composting, anaerobic digestion, …

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