Who is Monty Compost Co
Compost can reduce our waste, feed our food and save our soil but not enough people do it. Monty Compost Co was founded to help make composting easy and efficient for everyone through the power of technology.
We believe in a world where everyone, everywhere can compost
How we got Monty to where we are today
2018, coming up with the Monty concept
The idea of a tool to optimise the composting process is conceptualised by our founder Ash Baxter following months of research.
2019, launching Monty Compost Co
Monty is accepted into the ilab Accelerator program to develop prototypes, validate the tech, meet the market and officially launch off.
2020, Monty's first MVP
Release of the MVP Monty Monitor and app is executed and delivered to the doorstep of Australia's most committed composters.
2021, feedback, growth and kicking goals
With fresh feedback from our first release, a final device redesign and a plan for the future, Monty is ready to go for our upcoming full release.
2022, mass manufacture and market
After years of development, research and company growth, the first manufactured Montys will be available in July for full purchase.
Our key people
The superstars driving Monty Compost Co are sustainable startup professionals.
Our in-house crew handling the day-to-day is made up of founder Ash, business dev Phoebe, product owner Junior and content creator Emilie, who all just can't get enough of compost. Between marketing meetings, user testing and strategy sessions, they also love getting up to mid-week meditation, team trivia and fun snack days.
CEO & FOUNDER
Ash is leading Monty from her obsession with compost and an international background in Business Management and technology development.
HEAD OF OPERATIONS
With a Laws background, waste industry insights and professional services experience, Phoebe has all the acumen needed for our operations.
Junior's extensive expertise and experience across all areas tech make him the ideal customer evangelist to drive the development of Monty.
HEAD OF MARKETING
Creating content and managing communications about composting isn't easy but Emilie ensures all our social, PR, media and more bases are covered.
With dual degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, Luis has driven the development of Monty's core compost analysis.
Part-time Machine Learning PhD Candidate, part-time cutting-edge compost analytics, Aninda is across all our data, software and firmware systems.
Our product partners
Creating a world-first compost management system is no simple feat. That's why we're working with world-class product designers and developers to make sure the Monty Monitor and Monty Mobile are made by the best in the business. Check out our key product partners here and click through to see the rest of their portfolios.
Clandestine Design Group
Building an unbreakable monitoring device isn't easy so we're working with some of Australia's top industrial designers through the Clandestine team.
For creating a unique and innovative platform to connect people to their compost, there's no better digital design agency than the team at Josephmark.
Putting the electronic smarts into the Monty Monitor is seasoned industry expert and former Ellume-alum Alex Gilmour and his electrical engineering agency.
Get in touch
We love hearing from composters of all shapes and sizes, whether current or soon-to-be. If you want to know when we're hiring, compost investment opportunities, media inquiries or just what we're up to lately, send us a message below and we'll get back to you ASAP.
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