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Simple, Natural Stormwater Compliance for Commercial Roof Runoff

Across the Pacific Northwest, commercial and industrial buildings are outfitted with long-lasting metal roofing. These roofs are a cost-effective alternative to traditional asphalt-based shingles because they’re highly durable and can withstand the elements. Install once, and a building is set for low maintenance for many years. But – galvanized metal roofs come with a problem… Read more »

APTIVATOR:
A New Development in Water Treatment

What is APTIVATOR™? Here at APT, it’s no secret that we’re all about peat. For the past 17 years, we’ve worked hard to unlock the power of peat through the manufacture of value-added products made from this abundant natural resource. Peat is a slowly self-renewing and valuable natural resource with untapped potential, and we are

APT’s Official Statement Regarding COVID-19

Keeping our customers and employees protected is our top priority. As COVID–19 continues to spread and impact our communities, the team at American Peat Technology is committed to staying informed. We are taking proactive steps to enhance our safety standards as we continue to provide our customers with the products and solutions they need. APT… Read more »

The Big Why: The Benefits of bioAPT Carriers in Agriculture

by Peggy Jones As described in an earlier post, we are looking to expand American Peat Technology’s capacity by developing a second peat resource and building a second plant. The conversations around resource extraction have become very polarized and contentious, and APT finds itself in the middle of that same conversation. The questions being asked… Read more »

The Start of Expansion: Leasing and Environmental Review

In July, 2016, American Peat Technology requested a lease arrangement with the State of Minnesota and Aitkin County for two peatlands with the intention of harvesting peat. One of the deposits is located just east of the current manufacturing site, and the second deposit is located southeast of Malmo, Minnesota. Both of the sites have… Read more »