Compost Turning News

  • 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

  • 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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