Little Buddies Partnerships

The Challenge

Many businesses in have large amounts of organic waste that are either sent to landfill, or trucked out of region to be processed in large scale facilities. We offer an alternative: let's process it together and return the spoils to Waikato soils.

At the end of the day, there are three reasons why a business will alter its behaviour:

  1. To comply with legislation

  2. To gain a competitive advantage by listening to the market

  3. To reduce costs, or increase revenue (ideally both)

Regarding landfill diversion and sustainability, point #1 is coming. It is only a matter of time. 

We think we have a solid solution to points 2 & 3 right now, and those who choose to invest in getting ahead of the curve on walking the walk with regards to sustainability will have a competitive advantage over those who ignore the changes that will inevitably impact us all.

The Solution - Little Buddies Partnerships

For businesses, farms, and orchards that create large amounts of waste, we offer an on site partnership where we manage the composting process for you and operate worm farms on site to efficiently convert your waste into high quality vermicast. Outside the initial investment, there is zero touch required by you - we handle the entire process.

If you have a large waste output (Stable muckings, dairy shed run off, orchard waste and byproduct, dairy factory waste, paper and sawmill waste) and are curious about processing this waste on site, contact us today; we would love to learn about your situation and how we can help.

Option 1: Managed Services

You purchase our best in class worm farms, and we produce, construct and manage them for you. Aside from the initial investment, we take care of everything; you don't have to lift a finger. We can house them at your location, or at one of our sites, depending on space and consent requirements.

We charge you a small fee per tonne of waste that requires handling, and use all revenue from the sale of vermicast (and vermicast based products*) produced by your farms to offset our processing fees. Any profit over and above those running costs are split between us. We want you to see the benefits of doing the right thing in your P&L.

If you want to part ways, the farms are yours. You can uplift them and run them yourselves any time that suits you, and we are always available to assist later on down the track should you need us.

*Waste product that is composted and not put through worm farms is not used as part of the partnership program

Option 2: Joint Venture

For those who wish to be be move invested, and who seek a longer term, deeper partnership, we offer a Joint Venture (JV). In this structure, the worm farms sit on the balance sheet of a third company that you and Little Buddies co-own. Profit from the JV is used to repay the initial investment, and then both partners profit share from there-on out.

Partnership Enquiry

We'd love to hear about your organic waste and sustainability strategy and how we can help deliver on it. Reach out to us using the form below and we will be in touch.

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