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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.

Monty is on a mission to change the way we waste

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Compost for everyone, everywhere

Our vision is a world where 100% of our organic waste is recycled back into our soil. We believe that compost can be a big part of this and are working to enable anyone to do it.

Our story


Oct 18, coming up with the Monty concept 

The idea of a tool to optimise the composting process is conceptualised by our founder Ash Baxter in her final year of university following months of research.


Jan 19, 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, . 


Aug 19, building the Monty team

Inspired by the mission and vision of Monty, Ash assembles the product partners and team that will go on to help make Monty what it is today.


Mar 20, Monty's first seed funding

Monty receives seed funding to take things to the next level, joined by her business partner Phoebe Long  to expertly conduct business growth together.


Sep 20, our MVP Monty release

Release of the MVP Monty Monitor and app is executed and delivered to the doorstep of Australia's most committed composters.


Feb 21, 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.

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Meet Monty's product partners


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.


Building a world-first monitoring device isn't easy so we're working with some of Australia's top industrial designers through the Clandestine team.


Putting all the smarts into the Monty Monitor is the seasoned industry expert Alex Gilmour and his electrical engineering agency. 


Want to get in touch with the Monty team?

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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