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March 29, 2012
Waste and environmental company Green Processing Technologies Inc. has acquired Canadian composting and organics processor Biogrow Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
Green Processing, of Swanton, Md., said in a news release that part of the reason for the purchase is the Biogrow soil treatment made through co-composting with aZeolite component. Zeolite enhances the ion exchange capacity of the product, which may help to mitigate metal toxicity to vegetation, the company said.
The market opportunities for Green Processing with the Biogrow product lines range from retail home fertilizer applications to commercial mining remediation projects.
Green Processing’s environmental business includes electronic waste and medical waste remediation. Stephen Cummins is chairman of Green Processing.
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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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