13.04.2011 09.Nisan, 5771
US tech to turn Dan Region sludge into rich soil
Next step is to use organic wastes to create fuel for coal-fired power plants.
In an effort to combat the annual dumping of 250,000 tons of sludge into the Mediterranean Sea from the Dan Region Wastewater Treatment Plant, a network of companies have come together to launch a technology that transforms it into useable, fertilizing soil.
The project, called DAN-VIRO, has been a decade in the making and employs the patented system and machinery designed by American company N-VIRO, which for 21 years has been transforming American sludge into viable soil and is excited to have Israel as its first foreign customer other than Canada….