Barnes Nursery

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Barnes Nursery "operates a 25-acre outdoor composting facility that primarily accepts yard debris, and is also permitted to accept food, biosolids, and other agricultural residuals. Compost produced from these feedstocks is used in soil blending and sold to retail and wholesale consumers. The Barnes Composting Facility is a division of Barnes Nusery, a full-service design-build landscaping, wholesale production nursery operation."[1] ("Biosolids" refers to sewage sludge.) Barnes Nursery is a member of the US Composting Council as well as the American Nursery & Landscape Association, Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), International Society of Arboriculture, Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association, Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Ohio Compost Association.[2]


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  1. Member List 2010, U.S. Composting Council.
  2. Affiliations and Memberships, Barnes Nursery, Accessed April 25, 2011.

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