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About Us

Combining technology solutions with traditional services to create a zero-landfill environment

At BioHiTech Global, we are working to change the future of the waste management services industry by creating a technology-driven services company to cost-effectively reduce the environmental impact of waste disposal. Our suite of products and services can be used individually or combined to help reduce waste generation, virtually eliminate landfill usage, and create a valuable renewable fuel.

Our technology products and services include food waste digesters, data analytics tools, traditional disposal services and sophisticated facilities for processing municipal solid waste. Our customers include The Federal Government, Fortune 100 companies, regional grocery chains as well as numerous food service and hospitality companies.


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Frank E. Celli | Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Celli is a lifelong waste industry veteran. Most recently he was co-founder and CEO of Interstate Waste Services from October 2000 until November 2006, during which time the company achieved growth of over $150 million in revenue. During his time at Interstate Waste he was responsible for all aspects of the business including collection, recycling, landfills and emerging technologies.

After selling his interests in Interstate Waste he transitioned to BioHiTech. With over 25 years of Waste Industry experience, Mr. Celli has leveraged his knowledge of the traditional waste industry to facilitate the development of the Eco-Safe Digester and BioHiTech Cloud to begin the transformation of the organic waste industry.

He also serves as a director and officer of Entsorga West Virginia, the first resource recovery facility currently being constructed in the United States that will utilize Entsorga’s proprietary HEBioT mechanical biological treatment (“MBT”) system. Mr. Celli graduated from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.

Robert A. Joyce | President

Bob has spent the last 30 years in the technology and engineering workplace. His diverse background includes design and development of one of the original 3D CAD systems, implementation support of some of the worlds largest cable networks, development of patent pending mobile location technologies and leadership of Inc 500 listed private companies. Previous employment includes industry leaders Arthur D. Little, Inc., Sun Microsystems, Perfect Order and Versatile Systems.

In Bob's role as President, his responsibilities include day to day operations, management of our expanding channel partner network, Research and Development direction, engineering and manufacturing execution.

Bob is a trustee of Harrisburg University and sits on the boards of The Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania, WorkXpress and Telkore. He resides in central PA with his wife and two sons.

Brian C. Essman | Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Essman has over 30 years of experience as a senior financial executive with a wide range of industry experiences that have included strategic, operational and financial leadership roles.

Most recently, he was the CEO of Data Communiqué, Inc. a Havas Company from 1997-2014, where he was responsible for overall leadership, including strategy and tactics of the Software-as-a-Service company. From 1997 to 2007 he was COO – CFO and contributed to the growth of the company’s technology/data, printing and letter shop services and developed pricing and cost structures that created efficiencies within the company that increased gross margin rates and technology sales threefold.

Mr. Essman was previously the Chief Financial Officer at a Fidelity portfolio company and a Senior Manager and CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Brian graduated with a BS in Accounting with High Honors from Boston College’s School of Management.

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Austin Barrett | Director, IT & Multimedia Operations

Austin was one of the earliest members of BioHiTech's technical team. It was here that Austin began his tutelage under Bill Kratzer Former CTO, and 20+ year veteran of the Software Engineering Industry. During this time Austin worked with some of the most talented Software Engineers Central PA had to offer, learning, growing, contributing to the BioHiTech's innovative waste reduction platform.

Austin has sense become a key member of the BioHiTech team, leading internal innovation while maintaining the company's standard of excellence. It is Austin's mission to deliver a comprehensive, user friendly experience to BioHiTech's customers as they march towards a truly sustainable future.

Digester Stats and Facts

Millions  of pounds of food waste processed yearly
from Hundreds  of Digesters
in 43  states
across 21  countries
on 4  continents
Analyzing Billions  of data points
to help our customer save millions  of dollars

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80 Red Schoolhouse Road
Suite 101
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
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225 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
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The Old Vinyl Factory
Blyth Road
Hayes, London UB3 1HA
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