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New Tech Center and Medical Vial Trial June 2015

New Tech Center and Medical Vial Trial June 2015

Our latest model 75 compactor now has a new home at Virtus Equipment, in Crystal Lake, Illinois. This compactor is available for trials, demonstrations and training. We just completed a medical vial trial for a Canadian laboratory in Calgary, Alberta. The machine crushed glass and plastic vials for liquid recovery and disposal.

 
Coffee Anyone? June 2015

Coffee Anyone? June 2015

             Our favorite west coast coffee was put to the test on a model 75 compactor. These wet grounds were compacted to reduce the moisture for shipping purposes. Sure made the machine smell nice!  

 
See Us At NPE 2015

See Us At NPE 2015

NPE 2015 is the world's largest plastics machinery exposition. Please come and see us and also our latest new distributor "Virtus Equipment" at www.virtus-equipment.com. We are located in the South Hall, Level 1, Booth S12115.      

 
PET Doughnuts

PET Doughnuts

Once again, a custom model 150 Compactor from Zero Waste Energy Systems and a bin lift system is creating PET doughnuts. By de-watering the PET containers, this material is now readily shipped out in gaylords for recycling back to rPET.

 
Compactor Trials for Beer Cans May 2013 in Texas

Compactor Trials for Beer Cans May 2013 in Texas

During the manufacturing and test of our latest development- the Model 75 Compactor, we put the unit through its paces. As well as PET glass cleaner bottles and HDPE oil bottles, the compactor quickyl chewed through several brands of beer packaged in aluminum cans! A sucess for the compactor but a loss of many gallons of beer...                       

 
ZWES presents at ONEIA's Annual Dragon's Den February 2013

ZWES presents at ONEIA's Annual Dragon's Den February 2013

ZWES had the privilege to present at the annual ONEIA- IRAP Cleantech Dragon's Den on Wednesday morning February 20, 2013. The event was hosted by Executive Director Alex Gill and ZWES' IRAP advisor Craig Wardlaw. The industrial expers, or "Dragons" present were; Michael Curry from Investico Capital, Walley Hunter from EnerTech Capital Inc. and Jasjit Maggu from BDC Cleantech Ventures.     

 
Compactor trials for SSO (Source Seperated Organics) in Ontario July 2012

Compactor trials for SSO (Source Seperated Organics) in Ontario July 2012

In July of 2012, trials commenced at the LaFlesche Landfill site in Moose Creek Ontario. Present was Don MacDonell (Operations Manager) and his staff. The goal was to combine SSO with a 90% moisture content, wood shavings and yard waste, creating a material suitable for windrow composting. A 60% moisture was acheived with a recipe of 4 parts SSO, 3 parts wood shavings and 2 parts yard waste!                      ...

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Biomass Dewatering a sucess in Punta Cana DR July 2012

Biomass Dewatering a sucess in Punta Cana DR July 2012

Biomass Dewatering a sucess in Punta Cana, DR July 2012 July of 20012, ZWES' David Crain and Bruce Coxhead sucessfully started up the first system to dewater biomas in the resort area of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Biomass is locally collected. By dewatering this biomass, it may be used as a fuel for the local hotel laundry facility's boiler. This fuel creates heat for staem and local electricity where rates are $0.37 per kWh.                     ...

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Compactor for PET! A sucess for a large bottler in the USA April 2012

Compactor for PET! A sucess for a large bottler in the USA April 2012

This US Beverage Supplier has just installed 2 revolutionTM 150 compactors with handling equipment in 2 seperate plants- Texas and Tennessee. The compacted waste plugs are so tight, that steam was seen exiting the center core. This waste PET with the liquids extracted, becomes more valuable as a waste resin for recycling.                                          revolutionTM Flyer...

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ZWES Opens Up US Manufacturing January 2012

ZWES Opens Up US Manufacturing January 2012

For greater access to our customers in the south, ZWES has partnered with TSM Houston in Houston texas. This also allows us easy port access for customers who require shipping by sea  freight.                                                   &...

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