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With Launch of a Rocket Composter, Northwest State Community College opens a new frontier in green technology in the US.
Date:3/2/2010

With Launch of a Rocket® Composter, Northwest State Community College opens a new frontier in green technology in the US. In 2006 and 2007, campus waste audits at NSCC revealed that waste from campus food and food related sources comprised 40 percent of its entire landfill-destined waste. In October 2008, the college established its first “Green Grant” to encourage innovative ways to improve energy efficiency and promote widespread education – awarding its first grant to the purchase and installation of the Rocket® composter.

Archbold, OH (PRWEB) March 2, 2010 -- With its acquisition of a cutting edge food waste composter, Northwest State Community College (NSCC) has opened a new frontier in green technology in the United States. Sporting a distinct, in-vessel Rocket design, the A500 Rocket® composter breaks new ground in sustainable practices for food waste management – delivering exceptional recycling efficiency and cost-saving benefits to eco-conscious Higher Education Institutions.


In 2006 and 2007, campus waste audits at NSCC revealed that waste from campus food and food related sources comprised 40 percent of its entire landfill-destined waste. In October 2008, the college established its first “Green Grant” to encourage innovative ways to improve energy efficiency and promote widespread education – awarding its first grant to the purchase and installation of the Rocket® composter. By summer 2010, NSCC expects to begin capturing post-consumer food waste at the main food court on campus adding to the pre-consumer food waste already captured from both kitchens.

According to Gerardo Soto, Managing Director of NATH Sustainable Solutions the product’s distributor, “The A500 Rocket® composter is an exemplary model for the green movement. Recycling organic waste brings us much closer to attaining the goal
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