About Aerobic Technologies
Our aerobic digesters help organisations to lower costs, cut emissions and reduce waste using our analytics system.
With manufacturing sites in the UK and South Korea, our obsessive commitment to quality and reliability can be found in every aerobic digester machine we supply.
Combined with exceptional, round-the-clock customer service, 365 days a year, our strong reputation has seen us trusted by some of the world’s leading organisations.
Our senior leadership team
Rupert is the founder of Aerobic Technologies (formerly Aerobic Technologies). With an extensive history in private equity transactions where he has founded, developed and listed several companies in North American and European capital markets. Most notably he was the founder, chairman and chief executive of PLD Telekom. He managed the research and development programme to create environmental solutions to meet the challenges of waste food.
Lord Patel is a distinguished healthcare expert and politician who entered the House of Lords in 2006 as an independent peer with his widely acknowledged expertise in the public sector in the UK. He was appointed Minister in the Government Whips’ Office in the House of Lords. He has held numerous high-profile public appointments on national boards and committees. He has also established an international reputation by leading health and social care, education and business initiatives through brokering developments between the UK and India, the Middle East and Europe. Currently, Lord Patel Chairs Social Work England and is The President of the Royal Society for Public Health and Chair of The India Business Group as well as serving as a senior advisor to several private and public sector bodies in the UK.
In November 2021 Lord Patel was appointed as the new chairman of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
Francesco is a world-renowned leader in the field of information and communications technology, with a specialisation in Green ICT. He is a regular contributor at the world economic forum in Davos. Francesco is also the founder and Executive Chairman of the Green Com Challenge, which focuses on investment in green technologies in Europe and the United States.
Senior Advisor, Rothschild & Co Global Advisory
Oded is an extremely accomplished entrepreneur who has dedicated himself to the advancement of business, the environment and culture around the world.
Former Chairman & founder of Rothschild & Co Israel, founder and owner of Danred Ltd, Served as Lord Jacob Rothschild’s Entrepreneur in Residence, Oded served as an advisor to the board of Robeco Sustainable Private Equity Fund and as a Rabobank representative, Oded’s cultural contributions include founding the International Board of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; serving as trustee of the Alliance of Religions for Conservation; as President of Europe of Mutual Art and Chairman of Bat Sheva.
Dominic has several decades of experience in a wide range of technical fields. Initially working around the world for a leading oilfield service company in a technical role gave him a good knowledgebase both with information technology and general engineering.
Dominic specialises in data flow and server infrastructure. He has been on board since the company’s founding and has been instrumental in the technical design and development. He liaises with clients to ensure that the data connectivity is set up correctly, provides training in the use of the data portal and assists with technical issues, including remote support where required.
As a keen outdoor activity enthusiast Dominic takes great interest in the environmental benefits of Aerobic Technologies’ products.
Frequently Asked Questions
The water discharge does not require a trade effluent license.
Simply pour the food waste into the machine and close the lid. The machine does the rest.
No. All of the organic food waste will be digested and will run away to drain as wastewater. The only items that will need removing from the appliance from time to time are non-digestible items that may accidentally fall into the appliance.
This machine incorporates an internal, WRAS-approved air break tank. This would normally provide the required backflow prevention, but it is the installer’s responsibility to confirm this.
No. In fact, it does not have a tank or hold any water with the exception of the drain pump and water latent in the food waste which would be dispersed before servicing.
The machine can be located outside, Aerobic Technologies clads the machine with a protective cover.
It is a natural process and the inoculant blend of micro-organisms are manufactured exclusively for Aerobic Technologies.
The digester accepts and breaks down all organic waste including meat, fish, vegetables, bones, fish and lobsters. Non-organic waste that cannot be processed includes; stones, food packaging and general waste.
The machines are manufactured in different capacities, ranging from 30kg to 1,000kg of food waste in a 24-hour period.
Compliant with the following standards:
- BS EN ISO 12100 2010 Safety of Machinery General Principles for Design Risk Assessment & Reduction
- BS EN 614-1 2006 +A1 2009 Safety of machinery-ergonomic design principles
- BS EN 60204-1 2006 + A1 2009 Safety of Machinery-Electrical Equipment of Machines
- BS EN 61000-6-3 2007 +A1 2011 Electromagnetic Compatibility
- BS EN ISO 14119:2013 Safety of machinery. Interlocking devices associated with guards. Principles for design and selection
Yes, the lid has an automatic shut-off switch that stops the mechanism. Items can then be safely removed if necessary.
The organisms self-multiply continuously and live in the stainless steel chamber provided the ambient temperature is maintained and the machine is fed.
The Chips assist in agitating the waste in the chamber. They get replaced every 12/18 months as the rough edges get worn down. They do not get washed out of the machine as there is a mesh barrier.
If the machine is unused, the organisms will die off. The machine needs to have small continuous feeds. If and when the organisms lose strength, the machine gets topped up. The organisms are supplied in powder form and poured into the chamber out of a packet.