A California-based biodiesel producer that makes the green fuel out of contaminated wastewater fats, oils and greases … better known as wastewater FOG … has been recognized internationally as a Technology Pioneer.
This press release from BioFuelBox says the World Economic Forum in Switzerland has selected the company as a 2010 Technology Pioneer:
The only waste-to-energy company to win this year’s prestigious award, BioFuelBox is being recognized for helping industrial and municipal partners reduce pollution and increase energy independence by transforming their highly contaminated wastewater
fats, oils and greases (wastewater FOG) into clean-burning biodiesel.
To be selected as a Technology Pioneer, a company must be involved in the development of a life-changing technology innovation and have the potential for long-term impact on business and society. In addition, it must demonstrate visionary leadership and show all the signs of a long-standing and sustainable market leader with proven technology…
“We are proud to be honored by this award and for the recognition of BioFuelBox’s commitment and achievements addressing global waste-to-energy challenges,” said Steven Perricone, BioFuelBox’s CEO. “BioFuelBox Corporation’s proprietary NovoStream™ technology provides the most environmentally friendly solution for remediating wastewater FOG like trap grease, wastewater scum, industrial food processing DAF, and other wastewater FOG sources.”
Some other past winners of the Technology Pioneer award include Twitter, Google and PayPal.