MABR Technology creates new opportunities for growth MABR technology can be transformative for a business and can open the doors to new opportunities Is your wastewater treatment capacity restricting your potential growth. All manufacturing activities produce wastewater, if your manufacturing facility is already producing high volumes of wastewater and you are close to breaching regulations, you may be faced with a barrier to expansion, limiting the potential growth of your company. Increased environmental awareness and a demand for greater environmental protection have meant that stricter regulations are being introduced, which business need to adhere to. Meeting compliance can have an impact on the growth potential of a company, as the volume of wastewater they produce is limited. Failure to comply with water discharge standards can result in severe legal and financial consequences.
European countries are failing to comply with wastewater legislation Countries inaction in meeting wastewater targets is coming at a high price The legal requirements for treating wastewater were set out in May 1991 in The Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban wastewater treatment .
Canadian Effluent Discharge Regulations to see Big changes in coming years The National Pollutant Release Inventory is aspiring to change how Industries and Municipalities report their effluent discharge Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is considering two changes to how facilities report releases of pollutants to water:
End of era for plastic straws? Are we binning or banning it? Plastic moment will last forever unless we ban it. We have officially grown out of the pop-culture, global-culture, X-generation and Y-generation, maybe even Millenials... Sadly, all these cultures contributed with time and bit by bit to a new culture we represent at the MOMENT. A plastic-culture. Literary, we are all made of plastic we litter and this is what we will contribute to history of urbanization and civilization in general. Unless we change our acts right NOW, we will run out of space, clean water and kill most of the water animals and maybe even plants in our lifetime.
Legislation puts pressure on legacy WWTP’s Some of the harshest wastewaters across the globe may be closer to home than you think. Thankfully, over the past few decades the world population has turned a corner in terms of increased environmental awareness and the need for a sustainable future. Formal environmental protection agencies and groups have been established, regionally and globally, to both protect ourselves and our natural resources. One area that has gained considerable attention is wastewater. Effluent discharges, especially those from companies into our streams, lakes and rivers are now under scrutiny. Though it has taken tens of years to arrive at this welcomed environmental awareness juncture, and no doubt will take considerably more years from now to engrain in our mindset, the reality is that this first step on this journey has been the easy one. Looking after our planet in a sustainable manner, though possible, is not easy. Step one, saying “we will take action” is always easy… The hard part comes after the decision to take action has been made. Solutions are then sought and when they are found they must be implemented. Not so easy as step one.