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A fishy business: Dramm Corp. turns fish scraps into organic fertilizer

Dramm Corp.’s Algoma plant is turning recycled fish scraps into a $2.2 million fertilizer business. The business got its start in the 1990s when Algoma resident Chuck Bowman began gathering dead alewives from the beach and fish offal left by fishermen at the Algoma Marina, turning them into fertilizer in a garage. “The demand for organic fertilizer is increasing,” says Hans Dramm, chief financial officer.  “There are lots of exciting opportunities. Our fertilizer does the right thing by preventing fish remains from filling up a landfill or being washed down a sewer system.” Read the rest here 08:24

Dramm Corp. turns fish guts from Lake Michigan into glorious fertilizer

When you think of Algoma, a city of 3,500 people east of Green Bay, the images that likely come to mind are the pretty red lighthouse, the boardwalk and a stunning view of Lake Michigan — not fish heads, entrails, blood and bones run through grinders like something out of a horror movie. [email protected]