McGill designed & operated composting in Florida
In February 2015, the first incoming load crossed the scale at the JFE Compost Facility in Central Florida, the first McGill-licensed operation to open in the U.S. The compost manufacturing plant is located on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation just north of the community of Lakeport in central Florida near Lake Okeechobee.
This facility is a public-private partnership owned by the Johns Family Enterprises (JFE) and AgriCycle Alliance joint venture and managed by McGill. If features McGill-licensed designs and advanced composting technologies. The operation is permitted by the Seminole Tribe and meets all State of Florida and U.S. EPA requirements for design and operations.
It accepts all types of source-separated, biodegradable materials on a contract basis.
During this start-up phase, the industrial-scale composting facility will gradually ramp up all systems, tuning and tweaking until all is humming along as it should. The compost manufacturing plant is expected to be marketing compost products in a few months and will meet all U.S. EPA standards for designation as an EPA Class A Exceptional Quality (EQ) compost. The plant anticipates registration/certification of its product under the U.S. Composting Council’s Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) program.
For more information about the JFE Compost facility, visit the JFE website or contact the facility office at 863-532-9629.
For information about licensing McGill facility designs and composting technologies, contact us.