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2019

2019 A New Name: Convertus Soon after being acquired by Convent Capital, Renewi Canada (formerly Orgaworld Canada) and WTT merge to form Convertus. Together our history has been a story ...

April 8, 2020|

2018

2018 Expanding Operations Building on our global presence, our group opened offices in China, Australia and Canada, completing their first projects in these regions.   Driven by the needs of ...

April 8, 2020|

2017

2017 A Year of Change Shanks Group, Orgaworld’s parent Company merged with Van Gansewinkel Group to become Renewi plc. Shortly thereafter, Orgaworld Canada re-branded as Renewi Canada. Later that year, ...

April 8, 2020|

2014

2014 Building for the Future Here is where our stories collide -- Orgaworld and WTT worked together for the first time on a Canadian Public Private Partnership (P3) project for ...

April 8, 2020|

2013

2013 Old Traditions, New Opportunities Convent Capital, a long-term Dutch investor that focuses on buying and improving sustainable businesses, acquired WTT strengthening their position in the industry. Over the next ...

April 8, 2020|

2011

2011 New Technologies WTT secured a major contract for a mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility in downtown London, England.

April 8, 2020|

2010

2010 Canada's Capital Ottawa, Ontario, Canada became the second Canadian composting facility for Orgaworld designed for Canada’s Capital.

April 8, 2020|

2008

2008 Canada Orgaworld’s first Canadian facility became operational in London, Ontario.

April 8, 2020|

2007

2007 New Ideas and Directions The development of anaerobic digestion opened a realm of possibilities for WTT. During this time, WTT closed various large contracts as a turnkey supplier of ...

April 8, 2020|

2005

2005 Crossing the Pond As a market leader in waste technology, Orgaworld was established in Canada to execute a 10-year contract for a source-separated organics composting facility located in London, ...

April 8, 2020|

2004

2004 Growing and Facing Challenges Shortly after Horstmann GmbH filed for bankruptcy, WTT became independent through a management buyout. The years that followed gave WTT exciting opportunities to demonstrate the ...

March 13, 2020|

2001

2001 Expansion and Innovation The turn of the millennium signaled a period of rapid expansion for Orgaworld, as they acquired three plants in Europe, including two tunnel composting facilities and ...

March 13, 2020|

1999

1999 A Strategic Partnership Reflecting on the strength and future of their business WTT operated as a subcontractor in the area of process engineering for Horstmann GmbH projects in the ...

March 13, 2020|

1996

1996 Beginnings Our history begins in 1996 where our founders, together with Horstmann GmbH and NON B.V. shared one simple goal: to design, construct, build and maintain waste recovery and ...

March 13, 2020|

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