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  1. The Composting in Ohio industry tour is for anyone interested in commercial or large-scale composting. Tour stops will be in Huron and Cleveland. (Photo: iStock.)

    Ohio Composting Industry Tour Is Aug. 24

    Aug 7, 2017

    This year’s Composting in Ohio tour, featuring industry issues and innovative facilities, will center around Lake Erie.  The Aug. 24 event is for anyone interested in commercial or large-scale composting, including business owners, compost facility staff, farmers, scientists and public officials.  Participants on the tour will visit Barnes Nursery Inc.’scompost facility in Huron, which annually turns 20,000 tons of yard waste, food scraps and other materials into plant-friendly soils and composts; and a new system run by the Port of Cleveland and Cleveland’s Kurtz Bros. Inc. that recycles sediment dredged from the lake and the Cuyahoga River.  Huron is about 50 miles west of Cleveland along Lake Erie’s shore.