Aveterra – ACS Composting Systems

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Aveterra – ACS Composting Systems

Transforming waste into benefit

Company Description:

Aveterra manufactures and sells proprietary composting technology owns and operates compost yards that create soil amendments for bulk and retail sale, and offers support services including audits, soil testing and recommendations for equestrian and agricultural facilities. Our mission is to improve the quality of our waterways, soil, plants and food by providing technology, science and business services that will support the environmentally responsible composting of organic waste and the return of the organics back to the field, garden and landscape.

Technology Description:

 Aveterra’s ACS auger-driven composting systems are designed to transform manure, yard and food waste into certified organic compost and soil amendments. ACS gantry and auger movements are programmed to keep the composting process progressing at optimal speed while ensuring the material reaches temperature, killing weed seeds, pathogens, and larvae. ACS systems are available in two formats: ACS Platform bays and ACS Container systems, which are fully enclosed during processing. Aveterra technologies are built to perform and last in any environment.

Aveterra PO Box 10544 Bainbridge Island, WA USA 424-COMPOST (266-7678) Visit Company Website

Technology Type

  • Composting

Vendor

  • Equipment Vendor
  • Service Provider

Product

  • Compost

Problem

  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorous

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Technology Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators

Compost Technologies:

  • Requires manure fiber moisture content <80%
  • Volume reduction of 30 to 50% typical
  • Produces a stable, odor free product with market value
  • Requires significant space and time to create highest product value
  • Different technologies and approaches result in a wide range of compost characteristics

Newtrient Comments/Opinions:

Compost Technologies:

  • Requires manure fiber moisture content <80%
  • Volume reduction of 30 to 50% typical
  • Produces a stable, odor free product with market value
  • Requires significant space and time to create highest product value
  • Different technologies and approaches result in a wide range of compost characteristics
  Aveterra is a designer and manufacturer of platform and containerized compost systems.  While relatively new to the dairy industry, Aveterra's approach may have applicability on a wide range of dairy farm sizes. Newtrient will continue to work with Aveterra to further refine the cost and performance information as more information comes in with new commercial dairy installations.

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