AltRoot Westlock held an on-site presentation for visitors from municipalities across Alberta, including government commissioners and landfill managers, as part of the Alberta Care Conference. The tour and demonstration highlighted the importance of wood recycling. In part of the event, a live demonstration of wood-waste recycling was witnessed by Alberta Care delegates.


A portion of Edmonton’s kitchen waste and food scraps are given a new purpose at AltRoot. Located in Westlock County, AB, AltRoot takes locally generated waste and manages it into nutrient-rich compost. The compost is then used by farmers as a fertilizer for their crops.


AltRoot was nominated in the waste management category, along with two other companies. The Westlock area business has been in operation for several months, partnering with the Westlock Regional Waste Management Commission to turn organic waste into nutrient-rich compost.


AltRoot partners with Westlock Regional Waste Management Commission WESTLOCK – Westlock-based, Alternative Root (AltRoot) is looking to turn 20,000 pounds of organic …


The demand from organic waste producers for an alternative to landfilling continues to grow. AltRoot can meet that demand. READ MORE