Compost Windrow Turners vary in size, shape and color

008by Jon M. Casey

After attending the U.S. Composting Council’s Compost 2016 event in Jacksonville, FL in late January this year, I thought it might be interesting to share some of the photos of the various machines that were operating on Thursday’s Demonstration Day at J.B. Coxwell Contracting’s Otis Road Landfill. I thought it might offer food for thought for shoppers when considering the purchase of a compost turner. While I do not consider myself an expert on the topic in any way, the purpose of this article is simply to enjoy comparing and contrasting a few of the features that shoppers consider when purchasing a compost turner. [Read more…]

New Komptech Topturn X63 helps Magic Valley Compost operate more efficiently

Magic-Valley-Aerial-Viewby Todd Dunderdale

When Ray Silene, started as the production supervisor with Magic Valley Compost (MVC) of Jerome, ID, they had nine employees and two worn out compost turners. That was in 2006. A lot has happened since then.

Magic Valley Compost, like many businesses, had created added value for their business by finding a solution to a problem. [Read more…]