Bundesgütegemeinschaft Kompost e.V.

English translation: German equivalent of the US Composting Council

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German term or phrase:Bundesgütegemeinschaft Kompost e.V.
English translation:German equivalent of the US Composting Council
Entered by: Roland Grefer

15:00 Aug 29, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Bundesgütegemeinschaft Kompost e.V.
This is a well-known agency(?) in Germany, just need English equivalent, if there is such a thing.
bobby
US Composting Council
Explanation:
... BGK, the German equivalent of the US Composting Council, ...
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Roland Grefer
Local time: 08:26
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Summary of answers provided
na +4It is proper name
Anthony Frey
naUS Composting Council
Roland Grefer


  

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30 mins peer agreement (net): +4
It is proper name


Explanation:
Normally you are not supposed to translate proper names. If you are so inclined you can add an explanation in brackets.

Here is an example found in the Internet specifically in this regard:

Bundesgütegemeinschaft Kompost ev - BGK is active in the following areas -
Analysis Consultancy
Biogas / Composting Consultancy
Monitoring / Instrumentation / Control Consultancy
Recycling / Compost utilization / Recovery Consultancy

http://www.jxj.com/suppands/iswa/companies/52344.html

Good luck!

Anthony Frey
United States
Local time: 08:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 444

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rolf Bueskens: Correct approach. [guete = quality assurance]
45 mins

agree  Marcus Malabad: yep!
51 mins

agree  Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO) (X): Yes, explain, but don't translate
1 hr

agree  Tom Funke
6 hrs
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35 mins
US Composting Council


Explanation:
... BGK, the German equivalent of the US Composting Council, ...


    Reference: http://www.compostingcouncil.org/index.html
    Reference: http://www.compostingcouncil.org/programs/aapfco/
Roland Grefer
Local time: 08:26
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
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