February 26, 2019 in News

Composting leaders recognized at USCC’s COMPOST2019

US Composting Council Composter of the Year-Small Scale award went to The Compost Company, a 5,000 ton per year facility in Nashville, TN. The company provides both manufacturing and collection from…
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February 14, 2019 in News

Mayor’s Food Saver Challenge Seeks to Cut Local Food Waste

Nashville Scene | Margaret Littman Taking a look at programs and organizations that cut waste and redirect food to the hungry Imagine the entire space of Nissan Stadium filled to…
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February 1, 2019 in News

Composting Roundup

BioCycle.net Ashland City, Tennessee: Good Year For The Compost Company The Compost Company took in 5,412 tons of organics in 2018, due in part to partnerships with Marriott Hotels, HCA…
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December 6, 2018 in News

IMPACT – Mayor’s Food Saver Challenge Press Conference & Interview with Clay Ezell

Hear from Compost Company's Clay Ezell on the Mayor's Food Saver Challenge and how The Compost Company is on track to divert almost 10 million pounds of organic waste this…
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November 8, 2018 in News

The Compost Company Helping Nashville Businesses go ‘Zero-Waste’

News Channel 5 | Kristen Skovira Once you're looking for compostable materials, you see them everywhere. "Unofficially anything that was once alive is compostable. It can be treated instead of…
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October 6, 2017 in News

Nashville Begins Accepting Table Scraps At Recycling Centers To Cut Down On Food Waste

Nashville Public Radio | Emily Siner When Nashville residents drop off their glass bottles, paint cans and old batteries to recycle, they can now also bring food scraps. The mayor's…
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May 3, 2017 in News

How the Country Music Hall of Fame is reducing food waste

The Tennessean | Lizzy Alfs Popular Nashville tourist attraction hopes to reduce its carbon footprint by donating food, composting and growing vegetables The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has fed…
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October 1, 2015 in News

Composting In Music City

BioCycle | Dan Emerson A Nashville, Tennessee area entrepreneur gradually grows the Compost Company, servicing more food scraps generators and expanding end product markets. In 2011, Edward Wansing launched the Compost…
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June 5, 2015 in News

Startup finds opportunity in recycling chicken dinners

Nashville Business Journal | E.J. Boyer Local entrepreneurs Edward Wansing and Clay Ezell are betting on the “garbage revolution” coming to Nashville. And they've landed a pretty big first client: Music City Center. Their…
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June 4, 2015 in News

Music City Center, Compost Company make city greener

The Tennessean | Reade Pickert Nashville's Music City Center has signed a contract with The Compost Company to increase its focus on sustainability. Located in Ashland City, The Compost Company…
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June 1, 2015 in News

Transforming Agricultural Waste into Fertilizer

The Sustainability Network |Vaughn Cassidy, TDEC Office of Sustainable Practices Tennessee Creates a Circular Economy Around Composting With more than 300 food related industries in Tennessee, waste management can be…
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May 13, 2015 in News

The Compost Company Raises Capital to Further Scale Organics Recycling Services

Nashville, TN | May 13, 2015 The Compost Company, which diverts food and organic waste from landfills for recycling into nutrient-rich soil products, has completed its next round of growth…
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June 4, 2014 in News

Compost: A Rind is a Terrible Thing To Waste

Groundbreaking Roots A common refrain from farmers and gardeners who are just starting out is that their soil is hurting. Either it drains too fast or it doesn't drain at…
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