speakerNoel Lyons

McGill Environmental Systems of NC Inc

Noel Lyons is president, co-founded McGill Environmental Systems with Jim McGill in 1991. McGill operates facilities in North Carolina, Virginia and Ireland. The company employs about 100 people and composts about 360,000 tons of biodegradable materials. To date, McGill has composted over 5 million tons. McGill's hundreds of customers include municipalities, Fortune 500 companies, garden centers, landscapers, agriculture and the sports turf industry. Under Lyons' leadership, McGill has built its business on convincing customers and regulators that composting can be a serious, environmentally and economically sustainable technology.