BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Eco Waste Solutions today announced it is a named winner of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Green 15™ Award for developing technology solutions and intellectual property that promotes efficient use of the earth's resources. The Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award recognizes winners that create technology solutions that reduce environmental impacts while improving operational performance and productivity.
"Deloitte's Technology Green 15 companies make a positive impact on the environment with innovations that help reduce global warming, and save energy to preserve the environment," said Richard Lee, Deloitte's National Managing Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications. "They deserve to be recognized for their leadership in creating major breakthroughs in the field of clean technology."
Eco Waste Solutions' CEO Steve Meldrum, credits delivering only the most proven, practical, and environmentally sound solutions, with the company's ability to achieve early success in this segment. Meldrum said "The waste technology space is filled with companies that are years away from producing anything that can be relied upon to solve the waste problems facing us now. Eco Waste Solutions is proud of the fact that our systems are making a positive impact in the world today. We are very honoured to be recognized for our achievements through this unique award for the second time."
Eco Waste Solutions' proprietary waste gasification-oxidation technology has a wide following due to its ability to process municipal solid waste, without complex pre-processing, and reduce the volume by over 90% to an inert residual that can be re-used. This practical, cost effective approach is combined with state of the art air pollution controls to meet the strictest global standards. The Eco Waste Oxidizer is also a fully commercialized platform for heat recovery and Energy from Waste.
About the Deloitte Technology Green 15™ - The Technology Green 15™ recognizes Canada's leading GreenTech companies. GreenTech, the industry term for "green technologies", is taking on greater importance in the world in general and the world of business in particular. It includes any technology that promotes a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption. GreenTech products and services are designed to reduce or eliminate environmental impacts and improve operational performance, productivity, or efficiency while reducing costs, inputs, energy consumption, waste, or pollution. Although many companies within GreenTech industry sectors are very different, they share a common trait: all use new, innovative technology to create products and services that compete with existing products and services on price and performance while reducing impact on the environment.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ - The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program is Canada's pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50™ Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ candidate,) Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15™ Awards (Canada's leading GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Bennett Jones and OMERS Ventures. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Eco Waste Solutions - Eco Waste Solutions (EWS) is an award-winning, privately-held Canadian environmental technology company that custom engineers and manufactures proven, advanced thermal treatment technologies for solid and liquid waste. Since 1994 we have demonstrated leadership in design-quality, environmental integrity and excellent customer service. Unlike many emerging technologies still in development, the EWS systems are fully commercialized and process waste reliably. Our technological innovations include 4G controls, containerized mobile incinerators and scalable, modular systems that can offer heat recovery in the form of hot water, steam, and Energy from Waste. www.ecosolutions.com
SOURCE: Eco Waste Solutions
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Mr. Steve Meldrum
President & CEO
Eco Waste Solutions