Ted Dirkx



Compost University Faculty

Ted Dirkx

Vermeer

Pella, IA | tdirkx@vermeer.com

After studying composting and graduating with a degree in Environmental Studies from Central College he joined equipment manufacturer Vermeer Corporation in Pella, Iowa. For the past 10 years he has been traveling about 25 weeks a year roaming North America and beyond helping organizations setup compost facilities, manufacture mulch, clear land, and produce biofuels. As he interacts with operations he is a curious learner of all things that make them successful and strives to help operations improve by sharing best practices. He has presented at the BioCycle Conference, Compost Council of Canada Conference, Canadian Wood Waste Recycling Association, and US Composting Council Conference on topics related to operational efficiency, maintenance, and innovation.