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2014-07-16 08:22:43

QUÉBEC, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After 30 years of R&D efforts and the continuous improvement of its compact biofiltration technologies for the onsite wastewater treatment industry, Premier Tech Aqua (PTA), a Business Unit of the Environmental Technologies Group of Premier Tech, announces today that it has achieved a breakthrough and proudly launches its recently NSF International certified Ecoflo Coco Filter. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127447)...

2012-01-04 12:23:34

Researchers from North Carolina State University and West Virginia University have developed a new technology that can reduce air pollutant emissions from some chicken and swine barns, and also reduce their energy use by recovering and possibly generating heat. Specifically, the research team designed, built, and evaluated a proof-of-concept unit that incorporates a biofilter and a heat exchanger to reduce ammonia emissions from livestock barns, while also tempering — or heating up...

2011-04-14 15:16:23

Genetically modified bacteria filters out toxic vapors Genetically modified bacteria could be used in air filters to extract pesticide vapors from polluted air thanks to work by researchers in China published this month in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution. The bacteria Escherichia coli is perhaps best known as a bacterium that can cause food poisoning and in one form, the O157:H7, can damage the kidneys and even be lethal. However, E coli, is commonly used in biological...

2010-10-14 15:13:07

Removing the toxic and odorous emissions of ammonia from the industrial production of fertilizer is a costly and energy-intensive process. Now, researchers in Bangladesh have turned to microbes and inexpensive wood charcoal to create a biofilter that can extract the noxious gas from vented gases and so reduce pollution levels from factories in the developing world. Writing in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Jahir Bin Alam, A. Hasan and A.H. Pathan of the Department of...

2010-10-12 08:00:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company has acquired substantially all of the assets including the patents and technology of Bio-Reaction Industries LLC ("BRI"), a pioneer in environmentally friendly air pollution control systems utilizing state-of-the-art biological technology to eliminate volatile organic compounds (VOCs), hazardous air pollutants...

2010-06-29 06:00:00

GUELPH, ON, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BIOREM Inc. ("Biorem" or "the Company") (TSX-V: BRM), a leading clean technology company that designs and supplies high-efficiency biological-based air emissions control systems, announced today the receipt of two separate orders for odor control systems totalling $2.3 million. The first order is for a large scale four cell biofilter designed to treat air emissions from a wastewater treatment plant and biosolids processing building located in the...

2010-05-05 07:00:00

TUALATIN, Ore., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability leadership frequently falls to those who are willing to think differently and embrace change while others cling to the status quo. As the originator of lean manufacturing, Toyota has built its corporate culture on the premise of productive change. As part of its continuous improvement philosophy, the carmaker constantly assesses its operational processes and discards those that do not deliver value to its customers and the world in which...

2009-12-07 06:00:00

GUELPH, ON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BIOREM Inc. ("Biorem" or "the Company") (TSX-V: BRM) announced today that it received four international orders for its air emissions control systems ("the Systems"), totaling C$1.2 million in value. The orders were booked in the month of November and were led by a $700 thousand municipal odor control project. The Systems cover the diverse nature of applications ranging from a petrochemical volatile organic compound removal project in Brazil, to an...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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