biostabilizer

biostabilizer

[‚bī·ō′stāb·əl‚īz·ər]
(civil engineering)
A component in mechanized composting systems; consists of a drum in which moistened solid waste is comminuted and tumbled for about 5 days until the aeration and biodegradation turns the waste into a fine dark compost.
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EPA approval for use as a biostabilizer for polymer applications.
The company has also announced that its facility for biostabilizers, located in Chicago, has undergone two recent expansions.
It begins with discussion of mechanisms of biostabilization followed by discussion of types of biostabilizers.