Representing more than 25% of our current waste stream—including soiled paper—organic food scrap collection and processing is the logical next step for increasing substantial diversion over disposal while creating beneficial compost products.

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) in tandem with compost production generates renewable energy, enabling the ultimate recycling technique, while creating hundreds of new employment opportunities, locally.

Although compost production does offer opportunities, it also faces challenges which must be overcome in order to create a sustainable, cost-efficient collection and processing system.

Financing infrastructure required is beyond the ability of local government today, most new capacity coming on line is being facilitated by regional public – private partnerships.

If communities desiring capacity can supply critical mass and a suitable site, commercial operators are receptive to considering partnerships.