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August 27, 2013
Synagro Technologies Inc. plans to build a bio-recycling center in southwest Florida.
The Baltimore-based Synagro said in a news release the facility, located in Charlotte County, will cost $4.3 million and be in full operation in the first quarter of 2014.
The new center will be able to process up to 100,000 tons of biosolids and green waste per year, creating 75,000 cubic yards of Class AA compost annually.
Synagro, an environmental solutions company, plans to use aerobic composting to recycle organics, including biosolids, yard trimming and other green waste. The project’s design allows for 100-percent recycling of the materials, the company said.
Synagro's technology already is in operation at three regional compost facilities in the western United States.
News Editor, Waste360
Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.
Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.
Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.
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