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SFPUC Receives First Payment for Sale of Biofertilizer

In Partnership with Lystek, the SFPUC is now selling a renewable biosolids-based
fertilizer to California farms and ranches

San Francisco, CA – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2019 – Today, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission received its first payment for sale of its biosolids-based fertilizer. Lystek International (Lystek), a North American leader in biosolids and organics management, has partnered with the SFPUC to convert biosolids, the nutrient-rich soil-like product from wastewater treatment, into a marketable, renewable fertilizer, which is now being sold to local farms.

“We are excited to be working with Lystek to produce a valuable and renewable fertilizer for our Bay Area agricultural communities,” said SFPUC General Manager Harlan L. Kelly, Jr. “This project is an…

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Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors

March 22, 2019 – Cambridge, ON – For Immediate Release | According to the United Nations, our current world population is 7.2 billion and is projected to increase by one billion over the next 12 years, reaching 9.6 billion by 2050. As humankind continues to grow in population, it is critically important to stop and think about this year’s theme for World Water Day: “Leaving no one behind”. This is part of the core promise of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, focusing on the idea that we will all benefit as a result of the progression of sustainable development.

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Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors

February 28, 2019 – Cambridge ON – For Immediate Release | Lystek International is excited to announce that its low temperature, commercial scale containerized Thermal Hydrolysis Processing units (Lystek Mobile THP®) – a first in the North American biosolids and organics management industry – are ready to serve the needs of the rapidly expanding wastewater treatment optimization and Class A biosolids processing sector. Lystek developed this exciting, new innovation in response to increasing demand for practical resource recovery solutions, particularly from smaller scale wastewater treatment plant operators.  

“Lystek Mobile THP extends the opportunity for a wider range of wastewater treatment facilities to participate in the many benefits of Thermal Hydrolysis with a compact package based on our proven, award-winning technology,” shares Chief Technology Officer, Rick…

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Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors

January 29, 2019 | Cambridge ON | For Immediate Release | Lystek International, the Cambridge, Ontario based provider of advanced biosolids management solutions has executed an agreement to continue managing the City of North Battleford, Saskatchewan’s (City) biosolids for another five years.

The mutually beneficial agreement is especially meaningful because the forward-looking City was the first community in western Canada to recognize the many advantages of diverting its biosolids from landfill in favor of converting the valuable resource into LysteGro®, a Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) registered biofertilizer product via its market leading, low temperature, low cost Thermal Hydrolysis Process (Lystek THP®).

The contract renewal is a testament of the City’s satisfaction with having Lystek provide year-round management of their annual biosolids program, including marketing and distribution…

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City of Guelph

Agreement will allow the City to increase its annual production of LysteGro product
Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors

November 29, 2018 | Cambridge ON | For Immediate Release | Lystek International is pleased to announce that, on October 24, 2018, a multi-year (up to ten) contract was formally executed between the Cambridge, Ontario based provider of advanced biosolids management solutions and its long-term customer, the City of Guelph, Ontario (City). This is an especially rewarding agreement due to the fact that the first installation of the now market-leading, low temperature Lystek Thermal Hydrolysis Process (Lystek THP®) was demonstrated and commercialized in partnership with the forward-thinking City a little over ten years ago.

The City’s goal with this tender was to procure a qualified company capable of providing reliable, year-round management of their annual…

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Mobile Unit

Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors

Nov 1, 2018 – Cambridge ON – For Immediate Release | Lystek International is excited to announce the commercialization of its first, low temperature, low pressure mobile Thermal Hydrolysis Processing unit (Lystek Mobile THP®) – a first in the biosolids and organics management sector in North America. This new innovation was conceived in response to growing market demand from smaller scale treatment plant operators for sustainable biosolids management solutions in support of the movement toward resource recovery.

“The new, Lystek Mobile THP unit is part of our plan to continue innovating and providing the market with a range of practical solutions for biosolids and organics management,” says Rick Mosher, Chief Technology Officer for Lystek. “It extends the opportunity to a wider range of wastewater…

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Farm Equipment

Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors

October 5, 2018  – Cambridge, ON – For Immediate Release | Leading biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International (Lystek), is excited to announce that it has successfully commissioned another installment of its low temperature Thermal Hydrolysis Process (Lystek THP®) at the City of St. Cloud, Minnesota, (St. Cloud) as part of the city’s Nutrient Recovery and Reuse (NR2) Project.  The model project was partially funded through a Point Source Implementation Grant made possible by the Minnesota Clean Water Legacy Act. The Lystek system is a key component of the project as it facilitates the recovery of valuable organic matter and nutrients from the city’s wastewater biosolids to create LysteGro® a high value, Class A quality biofertilizer product that will be utilized in the…

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Award for Excellence in Innovation

2018 – On August 9, 2018 at the 63rd Annual CASA Conference in Monterey, California, Lystek and the Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District (FSSD) were honored by the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) with the award for Excellence in Innovation and Sustainability. The award was given in recognition of the successful, ongoing operation of the 150,000 ton, Lystek OMRC (Organic Material Recover Center), a Public-Private partnership originally commissioned in August of 2016 at the Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District in Fairfield, California.

Click here to read more about why CASA selected Lystek for this award.

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