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SHOC Technology & Recycling

A strategy to develop treatment sites for organic matter from household waste

November 2020
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SHOC Technology & Recycling by VIRIDIS environnement implemented by The Intermunicipal waste management for the Beauce Region (RICBS) in Chartres (Canada) in 2021

-381 kg of co2 at landfill per ton of household waste treated & 40%-70% diversion rate of waste

SHOC Technology & Recycling

A strategy to develop treatment sites for organic matter from household waste

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date November 30, 2020
From Canada
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

In order to increase diversion rate, Viridis has developed a process chain which makes it possible to treat and dry the organic fraction contained in the garbage, to clean and transform it into a fertilizing material used in agriculture. VIRIDIS offers its partners in municipalities a turnkey service that offers to design, finance and operate sites for the treatment of household waste and here. With this service proposal, Viridis offers its generator customers a method of managing organic matter without the use of a third collection and the brown bin. The process processing capacity is between 5,000 and 25,000 tons of household waste. The process proposed in Viridis' integrated service offer is based on around a patented bio-drying technology: SHOC® technology. SHOC is designed to effectively treat this type of material in closed enclosure, without leachate management and without the use of structuring materials.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Proportion of household waste diverted from landfill: 40%-GHG reduction representing 381 kg / t of landfilled waste
  • Process takes less than two weeks using mainly electricity
  • The dried and clean organic matter produced is used as an alternative fertilizer for agriculture

The Financial Benefits

  • For 18000 t of household waste: Payback: 1 year
  • Savings: 325 000$/yr

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Company Profile

VIRIDIS environnement

Viridis offers turnkey solutions for the transport of residual materials from companies and municipalities to farms,

Headquarters Beloeil, QC J3G 4S5, Canada
Type Company
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The International Cleantech Network (ICN) is a global network of 13 cleantech clusters on the international forefront of providing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the growing demand for green technologies.

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