A group of six senior engineering students at James Madison University are designing a faster composter the school's dining services can use to convert food waste into fertilizer, reports The Breeze campus paper. The group, which won a $15,000 EPA research grant for its project, has already designed a unit that can break down a hundred pounds of waste into humus in less than two weeks, as opposed to the three months required by normal composting processes.
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