wisergWISErg has perfected a process for cost-effectively harvesting food scraps and converting it to organic fertilizer. The company’s message is “there is no such thing as waste.” Their Harvester technology captures urban generated food scraps and converts them into organic fertilizer before the nutrients are lost. The end product goes full circle from locally sourced food scraps to organic fertilizer used by local farmers who grow local produce for local groceries and eateries.

Redmond-based WISErg has been testing the technology in the Puget Sound area and is poised to scale up to include Oregon and California before going national. Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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