You hear a lot about how we all need to reduce our “carbon footprints”. Merriam Webster (yep, hard to believe but it is in the dictionary now) defines a carbon footprint as: “the amount of greenhouse gases and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something (as in a person’s activities or a product’s manufacture and transport) during a given period.”
It comes down to this: almost everything we do every day has a direct effect on the environment. Cars, computers, refrigerators, and even the type of food we eat contribute to our carbon footprint. There are simple things you can do to begin to lessen your impact on the planet. Stuff like taking showers over bathes, unplugging your phone charger, buying local foods that don’t need to be trucked in from far away, carpool, and of course plant a tree. There are also some that aren’t so obvious, like using white trash bags over black and shifting into higher gear in your car as soon as possible. However you choose to do it, the little things can add up. The EPA even offers a Household Carbon Footprint Calculator that allows you to get a rough estimate of your family’s footprint.
At Uzelac Industries, we are trying to do more than just help a little, we are trying to help people and companies make big changes. Our unique Biosolids Management Solution (BMS) is an eco-friendly process that creates clean and green energy while reducing carbon footprints. With an unobtrusive presence on a given jobsite, the BMS is the perfect replacement to the incinerators of yesteryear. Not only does it cost 75% less than a standard Biosolids incinerator, but it reduces the cost of landfill maintenance by over 90% – by sheer volume reduction of Landfill waste. Customers can expect an overall ROI on their Biosolid Management Solutions systems of less than two years!
It just goes to show: we are driven not only to be a successful and profitable company, but also a company that reduces the carbon footprint of everyone we work with.
Check out our Bio-Solids Management Solution (BMS) Video.