During the Orbit 2006 Conference Morten Broegger won a prize for his dedication to the establishment of the ECN.
The Network exists to promote sustainable biowaste treatment practices and is a collaboration of partners, promoting sustainable practices in composting, anaerobic digestion and mechanical biological treatment procedures for organic residues across Europe.
It aims to address the needs of both practical operators and decision makers.
The ECN is a branch of the ORBIT Association e.V., a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the scientific development of environmental biotechnology worldwide.Membership of the ECN encompasses organic waste experts, treatment plants and biowaste organisations working for, or with, the sustainable recovery of biomass. Members stem from almost all European and Candidate Countries.