Compost Turning News

  • How The Rice Husk Carbonization Furnace Can Make Waste Into Fuel

    Agricultural waste is a big problem in the present day. Among the chief offenders is rice husks. Rice is amongst the most grown crops worldwide, and is a staple of your diet of huge amounts of people. However, growing rice creates plenty of waste. Rice husks would be the leftover aspects of rice plants right after the edible rice has been harvested. Each and every year, a great deal of rice husk ...

  • How to Make Cow Dung Fertilizer

    Currently, the most common and valuable processing method is to turn cow dung/manure into sellable organic fertilizer. Cow dung is a derived product from wastes produced by cattle, providing high levels of organic materials and rich in nutrients, including about nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium as well as many other essential nutrients. According to the data, daily cow dung contain 12.9% DM ...

  • Skövdebostäder chose Big Hanna for their new residential area

    The Swedish municipal real estate company Skövde-bostäder is constructing a new ecological residential area in Aspö, beautifully located northwest of the city Skövde in the southwest part of Sweden. The area represents a unique project with the ambition to create an environmentally profiled residential area with focus on ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Seven Big Hannas delivered to southern Italy

    Together with our partner Achab Group we have had the pleasure to deliver seven Big Hannas to the region of Puglia in the southeastern part of Italy. Big Hanna model T480 The composters (T480 and T240) were delivered to Italy between September and December 2015. Since then Achab Group has delivered the machines to the seven municipalities ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Whitmuir Community Farm choose Big Hanna

    Whitmuir is a working organic farm located in West Linton just south of Edinburgh in Scotland. It is owned and run by Pete Ritchie and Heather Andersson with the ambition to create an organic community farm in cooperation with other community growers and farmers.  The 130 ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Kiverco unveils its Backbone in Waste Composting

    Two waste and recycling experts have joined forces to protect the environment and create resources for future generations following the installation of a Kiverco waste screening plant at EnVar’s organic waste treatment site in Cambridgeshire. EnVar is the UK's largest waste in-vessel and windrow composting facility and ...

  • Vermeer to phase out Vermeer by Wildcat brand name

    Vermeer Corporation will withdraw from production and marketing of the Vermeer by Wildcat brand name. The process will transition the Vermeer by Wildcat brand products — including trommel screens and compost turners — to Vermeer brand products. Vermeer acquired initial ownership stake in Wildcat in 2007 and acquired the remaining ownership interest in 2009. As part of the transition, ...


    By Vermeer

  • Download our new brochures

    Since 1961, MENART has offered tailor-made machinery for on-farm recycling and for professionals in maintenance of our environment.   Specialized in composting technologies for over 20 ...


    By Menart

  • Product Spotlight - X-series windrow turner’s patented scraper bar prevents odors

    The X-series windrow turners from Komptech are the only turners on the market with optional scraper bar mounted behind the drum. This patented device allows the turner to pick up all of the windrow, even the very bottom three to four inches which other turners leave behind. It’s in these three to four inches where huge odor problems start for composters. Because this layer never gets ...


    By Komptech Americas LLC

  • Vermeer hosts Recycling Specialist Training and Demo Days in Pella

    Vermeer takes the word “specialist” serious, and holds training for recycling specialists every year. In September, the Vermeer Environmental segment held a training event for dealer recycling specialists from around the globe. When it comes to environmental equipment, the specialists don’t just have to understand the machines, but also the applications they are working with, ...


    By Vermeer

  • BACKHUS Series 21

    Edewecht, Munich, November 4, 2010 – Shortly after celebrating their 25th anniversary, BACKHUS EcoEngineers will be launching a new series of turners, the BACKHUS 21 series. With the new machines, the world’s leading company for turners is reacting to the growing demands in the composting sector. In their 25 years in the composting business, ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • Bioaerosol exposure remains health concern for compost site workers

    Employees working in close-proximity to compost are potentially exposed to large concentrations of bioaerosols, research by the Health and Safety Executive confirmed. However, the report Bioaerosol emissions from waste comoposting and the potential for workers’ exposure highlighted that bioaerosols are “substantially reduced” at 50 to 100m distance downwind from the source when compared with its ...

  • Countrystyle Group acquires TJ Composting

    Waste management and recycling firm Countrystyle Group has significantly expanded its composting services after acquiring TJ Composting. Countrystyle Group will take over TJ Composting’s four operational sites in Hampshire, Sussex, Kent and Essex, which all use open windrow composting technologies.  A keen supporter of composting, Countrystyle Group already owns two in-vessel composting ...

  • Veolia`s Nottinghamshire composting plant plans rejected

    Veolia Environmental Services’ planning application to build a composting plant next to a fresh food supplier in Nottingham has been refused by the local authority. Despite planning officers recommending the construction of the plant, Nottinghamshire County Council unanimously refused the application because of its possible impact on ...

  • Composting industry`s growth is set to continue

    Results from the annual Association for Organics Recycling survey has shown a nine per cent increase in recycled organics. The 2007/08 report, put together by AFOR and the Waste & Resources Action Programme, showed 4.5 million tonnes of source segregated waste was composted in the UK with half of this sold on and industry reporting turnover of more than £165m in the year to April 2008. The ...

  • London businesses help Kent agriculture

    Food waste collection firm Juniper Food Waste has launched a new collection and composting system for Greater London businesses. The firm, which is part of office plant and grounds maintenance provider Enterprise Plants, will collect the food waste from businesses to be turned into compost. Juniper is using ...

  • Smaller composters call for fairer protocol costs

    The introduction of a sliding pay scale to help small compost producers achieve quality certification could boost the whole sector. Brighton Community Compost Centre, the first community composter to achieve PAS 100, admitted the “the cost of certification on a per tonne basis is high”. BCCC is one of the smallest composting sites registered under the certification scheme as it processes 800 ...

  • RCM announces certification and production of new bio-container

    Renewable Carbon Management, LLC (RCM) announced the successful completion of engineering and testing resulting in a production agreement with a Chinese Intermodal container manufacturer. The test results qualified RCM’s newest in-vessel composting container for certification by the International Shipping Association (ISA) and Bureau International des Containers (BIC) to meet International ...

  • Safety of windrow composting questioned by British politician

    In an attack on the safety of open air windrow composting, an MP has said anaerobic digestion should be the preferred option. During a Commons debate, MP Michael Clapham said that AD was preferable technology for recycling organics because it was “considered safe” and referred to AD as “recycling in a meaningful and productive way”. Clapham said: “As we move towards greater recycling, we find ...

  • HBR purchase new bio machinery

    HBR have purchased a new windrow turner from Menark in Belgium to assist on the bio remediation projects.  To provide maximum flexibility the model chosen was the SP5300 tractor driven unit.  The plant was trialled at the Luton Site on cemented chalk and preformed well under the circumstances. It is currently deployed on the Abingdon site to treat TPH, BTEX and trimethyl benzene residues from the ...

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