Naturally Iowa Inc. has acquired Totally Green LLC of Marietta, Ga., a manufacturer of industrial composting reactors. Terms of the deal, announced Aug. 3, were not disclosed.
Clarinda, Iowa-based Naturally Iowa is known for its blow molded milk and water bottles made from NatureWorks LLC's Ingeo-brand polylactic acid resin.
Naturally Iowa claims to offer the world's first compostable water bottle closed-loop composting system. By combining Naturally Iowa's compostable bottle with Totally Green's Orca Green Machine which can turn as much as 2,000 pounds of garbage into water per day bottles and food waste can be fully composted within 48 hours in a cost-effective and earth-friendly way, the firm said in an Aug. 3 news release.
In the release, Naturally Iowa President Rob Phillips disclosed that Totally Green has been a strategic partner with his firm since 2008.
This acquisition completes Naturally Iowa's vision for providing a complete solution to disposal of food waste and packaging in an environmentally friendly manner, he said.
According to its website, Naturally Iowa posted a loss in 2009 of about $70,000 on sales of $672,000.