Annual Contribution Commitment to the Community Began When the South Kern Compost Manufacturing Facility Was Established

BALTIMORE, Maryland, November 15, 2018 – Synagro Technologies, Inc., the preeminent provider of biosolids and residuals solutions services in the United States since 1986, donated $25,000 to the Taft College Foundation (TCF) at its annual Cougar Cookout on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in Taft, California. The donation is part the $75,000 annual commitment Synagro made to Taft and the surrounding communities when it established the South Kern Compost Manufacturing Facility (SKCMF).

“Synagro has donated more than $200,000 to Taft College over the last decade,” said Sheri Horn-Bunk, executive director, TCF. “In celebration of Synagro’s commitment to student success at Taft College, the Taft College Foundation is pleased to announce the naming of the Synagro Writing and Language Lab at the Taft College Learning Center.”

“Synagro has been pleased to support a variety of Taft College programs over the years,” explained Robert Rankin, site manager, SKCMF, Synagro. “The SKCMF facility leadership team evaluates all opportunities to determine which best support Synagro’s vision a cleaner, greener world so these have included energy technology, veterans center engineering, the Transition to Independent Living program and the mobile STEM Lab.”

The Synagro Writing and Language Lab will serve approximately 2,000 students each year providing a quiet environment where students can work on class assignments and papers. An unveiling ceremony is being planned for January 2019.

About Synagro

Founded in 1986, Synagro Technologies, Inc. provides environmentally sustainable solutions for commercial and municipal organizations that generate organic by-products. Synagro consistently transforms industrial and municipal waste into environmentally friendly resources that benefit our communities. As the largest recycler of organic by-products in North America, Synagro uses best-in-class processes, from beneficial reuse to renewable energy, that adhere to the strictest of environmental regulations to provide compelling solutions for communities across the continent. Serving more than 1,000 municipal and industrial water and wastewater facilities in the United States and Canada, Synagro’s leading systems of organic by-product management services support municipalities of all sizes in saving money and meeting environmental regulations. Visit to learn more.

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