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Integrated Resource Recovery

North America’s First Closed-Loop Waste Management System Opens in Surrey, British Columbia


“Surrey has established a new sustainability benchmark in Canada with a state of the art facility that converts organic waste into renewable energy,” said Mayor Linda Hepner. “The Biofuel Facility will be instrumental in reducing community-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by approximately 49,000 tonnes per year, which is the equivalent of taking over 10,000 cars off the road annually.”

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British Columbia’s Don Mavinic receives 2010 Manning Innovation Award for techno-fix that could help feed the world


“I don’t worry so much about oil, because you have alternate sources of energy. I worry about water and I worry about phosphorus. Without ‘em, nothing can live. Nutrient removal and recovery is a good example of what we must continue to espouse – resource recovery and reuse MUST be part of everyday life in a modern society, to sustain our enviable lifestyle,” stated Don Mavinic.

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