Micron opens waste treatment innovation centre
April 17, 2019
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Micron Waste Technologies Inc. officially opened its waste treatment innovation centre in Metro-Vancouver, B.C.
“The Micron Waste Innovation Centre will be home to the heart of our company – the patented platform we innovated to rapidly bio-engineer and commercialize waste treatment solutions for a wide range of urgent waste problems,” said Micron’s president & CEO. “We have used the platform to create solutions for management of food and cannabis waste and will now expand our focus to the build a robust pipeline of additional proprietary waste solutions.”
The new Delta facility will be the operational headquarters for Micron’s research team, led by Chief Technology Officer Dr. Bob Bhushan.
Current and future research will include the development of commercial applications for new waste treatment targets produced by a variety of industries, including brewing and distilling, biopharmaceutical, food processing, oil and gas, agribusiness and pulp and paper.
Micron’s first two waste treatment systems – the Cannavore cannabis waste unit and the Organivore food waste unit – will be market-ready later this year and models were on-site for viewing.
Micron is a green technology company that manufactures organic waste treatment and water reclamation systems, focusing on developing solutions for organic waste and specialized waste streams including cannabis cultivation waste.
The company’s patented aerobic bio-process reduces waste management costs, mitigates greenhouse gas emissions, and produces clean water that meets municipal effluent discharge standards.