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Eco Waste Solutions receives tech award

Eco Waste Solutions is pleased to announce that it has recently been awarded the prestigious Deloitte Technolo...


Eco Waste Solutions is pleased to announce that it has recently been awarded the prestigious Deloitte Technology Green 15TM Award, an award created in 2007 to showcase 15 Canadian companies that are leading the way to create major breakthroughs in the field of green technology.

“The Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award recognizes those Canadian companies that offer solutions to global environmental challenges by creating intellectual property and technology that reduce society’s environmental impact,” said John Ruffolo, National Leader, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, Deloitte. “Companies such as Eco Waste Solutions are creating technology solutions that have a significant environmental impact and demonstrate a compelling return on investment, despite being in a recession. In doing so, they are helping position Canada as a global leader in the development of commercially-viable green technology.”

Eco Waste Solutions’ CEO Steve Meldrum, credits the company’s early success in this segment with its ability to uniquely provide field-proven, point-of-need waste solutions and anticipate market and customer needs. Meldrum said, “It is an honour to be recognized nationally for the environmental benefits of our technology. We will continue to innovate our products and maintain a leadership position in the industry as we evolve our technology to produce 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 in four industry subcategories: hardware/semiconductor, software, telecommunications and emerging technologies) 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, Gowlings, GrowthWorks, RBC, Wellington Financial, Stonewood Group, HKMB Hub, CATAAlliance, CleanTech Group, IGLOO, ITAC, MaRS and Microsoft. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca

About Eco Waste Solutions

Eco Waste Solutions is an Ontario based company that specializes in advanced thermal treatment technology for solid and liquid waste. The systems offer a sustainable waste management alternative for customers, typically in remote locations, where traditional waste disposal options are not feasible. The technologically-advanced and easy-to-use systems have been field proven since 1994.

For further information: Steve Meldrum, President, Eco Waste Solutions, 905-634-7022, www.ecosolutions.com


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