Then in 2004, the state had a composting conference, and there was high interest from people who wanted to do large-scale composting of institutional food waste.

The dedication and hard work of our employees to improve the efficiency of this operation was unable to offset the harsh reality of a nearly 60-year-old facility using old technology to compete in a mature business in an increasingly competitive global market.

We want to remove organic material from the municipal solid waste stream and divert it to a higher and better use.