Komptech USA Inc. is, in its own words, an "environmental technology company" with offices in Austria, Germany, Slovenia and the UK as well as near Denver, Colorado in the U.S. The company manufactures shredders, chippers, compost windrow turners and mixers, screens, sifters and separators.
Involvement with the Toxic Sludge Industry
Support for the US Composting Council
The US Composting Council (USCC) is a front group for dumping sewage sludge onto gardens and farms. It sponsors the ironically titled International Compost Awareness Week; the irony is that the buyer of compost is not "aware" that USCC their seal on sewage sludge-derived "compost." It describes itself as a national trade and professional organization with over 600 members including Synagro, compost manufacturers, local government, equipment suppliers and others. It promotes "compost" manufactured with sewage sludge. As a promoter of "biosolids," the sludge industry PR term for sewage sludge dumped on farms and gardens, it works closely with BioCycle magazine, Water Environment Federation, Kellogg Garden Products, and other promoters of growing food in sewage sludge.
Support for BioCycle Magazine
Komptech was an exhibitor at the 2011 BioCycle 11th Annual Conference on "Renewable Energy from Organics Recycling." BioCycle Magazine is a publication serving the interests of the sewage sludge industry.
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- Komptech, About Us: The Brand, corporate website, accessed November 8, 2011
- Komptech, About Us: The Organization, corporate website, accessed November 8, 2011
- Komptech, Products, corporate website, accessed November 8, 2011
- US Composting Council, Conference, trade group website, accessed November 8, 2011
- "USCC - Letter of Support for SFPUC's Biosolids Compost Program"
- BioCycle, Exhibitor Directory, publisher's website, accessed November 3, 2011
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