1995 Winner: Industrial Research
Turning Waste Into Valuable Products
Cleaner rivers, less waste. When we pick up a package of meat at the supermarket, most of us don’t realize the effuent waste was also a result of its creation. This waste was handled by sewage treatment facilities and led to uncommonly high levels of protein and other contaminants in Alberta rivers.
Epsilon Chemicals Ltd. of Edmonton has development The Envirofloc(TM) process for the treatment of this food processing plant waster. This process uses natural plant materials to coagulate the contaminants, which are then collected and reprocessed into animal feed. Epsilon Chemicals’ Envirofloc™ Process, turns waste product into value product.