Esko and Ompeco are changing the way we treat waste in Australia by introducing “The Converter®”.
Waste Handling – current situation in Australia
To date, a large volume of waste goes to landfill, which has high handling and operating costs. Additionally, the environmental impact of air pollution, (resulting in high emissions – methane, carbon dioxide, greenhouse gas), groundwater contamination and saturation of landfills (loss of land) are all critical and sensitive topics to our society.
The OMPECO Converter®
To treat infectious, medical and urban waste onsite, that will reduce its volume up to 80%, and weight up to 50%. The finished product, called “Flock”, which is a safe, dry, stable, shredded, and odourless material. It is also inert and totally sterilized, achieved by reaching temperatures up to 151 Deg. C, through a process of friction and moist heat without pressure technology. All this is achieved through a fully automatic operating cycle
The Converter® also allows a reduction in disposal costs and transportation, guaranteed by reducing waste weight and volume, in a safe and controlled management of waste that leaves your businesses walls treated and sterilized.