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How green waste from Surrey's biofuel facility ended up on farmland

How green waste from Surrey's biofuel facility ended up on farmland
"The company was calling it Class-A compost, which requires very little oversight, and the community was saying just look at it, it's not compost."

p Trending p Trending p Trending p Trending p Trending How green waste from Surrey's biofuel facility ended up on farmland near Cultus Lake "The company was calling it Class-A compost, which requires very little oversight, and the community was saying just look at it, it's not compost.“The City of Surrey takes rigorous steps to ensure the compost processed at the biofuel facility (is) contaminant-free and of high quality,” he said.“Although some of the compost came from Surrey, we are certain that the non-compostable items pictured in The Vancouver Sun/Province story did not come from the biofuel facility.After the Columbia Valley site closed, Environment Ministry inspectors toured the biofuel facility with city officials and representatives from Convertus.

“Upon further review, Surrey officials noted that the product placed in Chilliwack wasn’t of the same nature of the mid-size material from the biofuel facility, and the volume of material placed in Chilliwack significantly exceeds the volume of mid-size material produced by the biofuel facility,” said the statement.“The company was calling it Class-A compost, which requires very little oversight, and the community was saying ‘Just look at it, it’s not compost.

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