Just over an hour west of Los Angeles, in Oxnard, a material handling company is hard at work turning scrap branches and composted material into soil-enhancing products. Agromin is celebrating 50 years in business in 2022 and has grown from tree trimming and turning that debris into mulch to processing more than 1 million tons of
Agromin’s California Compost website (www.CaliforniaCompost.net) has added a secure customer portal that enables California jurisdictions to assess, procure and track their recycled organic waste product usage for compliance with California SB 1383. Through a free website procurement calculator, a jurisdiction can determine the quantity of products that must be acquired to meet its SB 1383
Agromin’s Dave Green was recently interviewed by KCLU reporter Caroline Feraday. In the interview, Dave provides a behind-the-scenes account of how the green waste you place in your green recycling barrel each week is turned into compost. To hear the interview, go to https://bit.ly/KCLUCompostInterview.
Agromin’s Cody Cain recently spoke to a reporter at Inside Climate News about how California SB 1383 may enable farmers to use more compost to not only enrich their farmland but to help capture and retain more water—critical in today’s severe drought conditions. Under SB 1383, California jurisdictions must cut the amount of green waste
Applying compost and mulch to landscapes can reduce the amount of water needed to maintain grass, plants, flowers, vegetables, shrubs and trees according to Agromin, a California-based company that produces organic soil products from locally collected green waste. “Compost and mulch are well known to improve the health of the soil and structure of plants,”
Recycling Product News editor Slone Fox recently spoke with Agromin CEO Bill Camarillo about Agromin’s near-term and long-term expansion plans and green waste recycling’s role in carbon reduction. To read the Q&A, go to https://bit.ly/3QaVJYQ.
The Carpinteria City Council voted 4-0 on May 23 to approve a new Solid Waste Handling Services Franchise Agreement with Agromin partner E.J. Harrison & Sons, Inc. The new 15-year contract, with the option for two 5-year extensions, will take effect July 1. Renegotiation of the existing contract, set to expire Dec. 31, was spurred
An in-depth article about Agromin–its beginnings, growth and how it’s poised to expand services to jurisdictions that must comply with SB 1383 procurement requirements–appeared in the May 10 issue of BioCycle. To help meet the expected SB 1383-created demand for compost, Agromin CEO Bill Camarillo says that the company plans to have three new facilities
Agromin was recently featured in the April issue of WasteAdvantage Magazine. The article talks about how Agromin began, how it’s grown, its current focus and what’s in store for the company in the future. To access the article, click here.
Here’s a quick discussion about the process that turns the green waste you put in your organics recycling barrel into compost. Plus, it provides details about the benefits of composting to our atmosphere, the environment and the soil that grows our food. Check out Bill Camarillo’s talk with Nancy Pearlman on “Environmental Directions,” https://youtu.be/16NxjM-LmK4.