A700 Rocket Food Waste Composter

A solution for medium scale sites

The A700 is our second most compact machine, making it an ideal choice for organisations where space is more limited.

This machine can process up to 100 litres of food waste per day, making it popular with schools, colleges, universities, and hotels that are looking for an on-site solution to process organic waste from their campus canteens or resort restaurants.

A700 Rocket Composter

  • Description
  • Specification
  • Case studies

The robust design of the A700 makes it ideal for processing cooked and uncooked meat, fish, fruit and vegetables, alongside garden and animal waste (including some types of bedding)

Second in our fleet of rocket composters is the A700, with minimal moving parts and stainless steel construction throughout. Built and ergonomically designed for many years of active composting service It comes with integrated air extraction and easy operation as standard.

You can increase your overall capacity by first processing food waste with our Dehydra Dewaterer. This equipment chops up and removes liquids first, before feeding it into the composter, to significantly increase the overall throughput (see below).

Many sites worldwide which are using the A700 to help them reach their sustainability objectives including the US Armed Forces, The University of Liverpool, and Six Senses Hotel Group being a few.

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Specification

Length

3.0m

Width

0.9m

Height

1.6m

Capacity

Up to 100 litres of food waste per day*
*This is determined by the feed materials used, loading frequency and operating conditions. Please get in touch if you need any advice on how to achieve maximum throughput.

Capacity with Dehydra

Up to 300 litres per day (pre Dehydra)

Motor

0.75kWh

Heater

2 x 0.85kWh – thermostatically controlled

Power requirement

Single-phase 240-volt, and two 13 or 16-AMP plug sockets

Average power consumption

26kWh+ per week

Temperature recording

A four-channel datalogger with software is included as standard – ideal for accurate reporting of food waste volumes

Air extraction

Supplied as standard

Housing requirement

Minimum 5m x 3 x 2.7 (LxWxH) space required.

All equipment should be under cover on hardstanding, ideally a non-porous surface.

Optional extras

  • Dehydra Dewaterer – to decrease food waste volumes prior to composting
  • Power sieve for refining the end compost
  • product
  • Loading steps
  • Communication package / remote connection
  • Woodchip storage bins
  • Food waste caddies

Case studies

Multiple global clients – across the education and hospitality sectors – have implemented our A700 Rocket Composter at their sites, to harness the resource potential of their food waste. Here are some of our favourites…

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The Liverpool Guild of Students, England

The University of Liverpool’s students’ union (SU) – the Green Guild of Students – has been working with our A700 Rocket Composter and Dehydra Food Waste Dewaterer, to help reduce food waste, boost the site’s recycling rates, and promote sustainability. The resulting compost is used in the on-site rooftop gardens and cultivation plots for students to grow vegetables for using in the canteen – a truly circular model!

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Bybonden, Norway

Our A700 in-vessel Rocket Composter is in Bergen, helping urban farming and growing firm Bybonden, to set up the country’s first ever decentralised solution for food waste. Normally, Norway’s food waste is transported to gas plants or incinerators, but this new solution is helping to reduce the country’s carbon emissions while creating a valuable compost resource for cultivating fresh produce.

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Hilton Hotel Athens, Greece

With over 500 rooms, four restaurants and two bars, Hilton Hotel Athens generates circa 1.4 tonnes of food waste per week, so it was keen to establish a more circular process and find a way to harness its resource potential for use on site. A Dehydra Dewaterer and A700 Rocket Composter provided the answer.

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