Friday, 14 May 2010

Vertal and Contact conclude a distribution agreement of the Big Hanna composters

VERTAL inc. has signed distribution agreement of the Big Hanna composters for Eastern Canada with the company CONTACT, the laboratory for sustainable development. Big Hanna composters, at the finest of composting technology, allow to optimize control of local composting process and to take responsible action in environmental management of food waste.
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With the support and expertise of SUSTECO AB, Swedish manufacturer of Big Hanna composters for nearly 20 years, VERTAL Canada offers composters for residential, institutional and commercial applications, giving an environmentally responsible method of source reduction and waste recovery. "The Big Hanna composters, distributed internationally in 20 countries and counting more than 800 local composting facilities, have been awarded several excellence prizes for food waste environmental quality management. VERTAL promotes the overall Canadian implementation effort of composting eco-friendly technologies reducing Greenhouse Gases emissions" said Julie Deslauriers, president of VERTAL. The food waste local streams can be composted on site without curbside collection services, transportation, landfill or incineration. "Our mission is impregnated by sustainable development efforts and fight against global climate change. This is what motivated to create a winning synergy between VERTAL and CONTACT companies. Our common values and implications are promising avenues toward responsibility and implementation of sustainable lifestyles "added the president of VERTAL.
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CONTACT, already marketing eco-construction products and services, sustainable development and green technologies, sees a good opportunity in this new product. "Our marketing platform is structured by three departments, offering an exceptional accessibility and a greater ability to respond to complex and innovative mandates" said Pierre Etcheverry, President of CONTACT. "We are already involved in the development of several eco-districts in Quebec. Our approach is truly multidisciplinary and horizontal, including waste management analysis. Using the Big Hanna composter becomes very interesting in a reduction scope cost, transportation and greenhouse gases, and for ease of operation, " added the president.
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The company CONTACT is very proud to now add the Big Hanna composter to its range of products. "Whether it's an eco-district, a grocery, a restaurant, a hotel, an office with a cafeteria, a hospital, or any other project, the Big Hanna composter (and its many models) becomes the tool to facilitate the waste management and an eco-responsibility. symbol," concludes Mr. Ronald Arsenault, CEO of CONTACT.

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