SOURCE: Oxbridge Waste Systems Inc.

Oxbridge Waste Systems Inc.

October 19, 2015 08:30 ET

Oxbridge Waste Systems Announces the Issuance of U.S. Patent Number 9,145,345

Patent Covers a Method for Processing Waste Glycol

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Oct 19, 2015) - Oxbridge Waste Systems, Inc. ("Oxbridge Waste"), an emerging leader in waste sustainability, focused on the development of innovative recycling, disposal and zero-waste technologies, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued US Patent Number 9,145,345, "Method and Apparatus for Processing Glycol". The patent covers a method of treating contaminated waste glycols for reuse.

Inventors John Lorenz II and Richard S. Geib developed this technology to cost-effectively remove contaminants from any type of waste glycol, returning the material to its original industrial specifications. The patent covers a multi-stage treatment system including a proprietary chemical pre-treatment phase that is configured to receive feedstock from multiple waste stream sources containing glycol.

For additional information on the patent, please see: US Patent 9,145,345

John Lorenz, Chairman and CEO of Oxbridge Waste Systems stated, "The grant and issuance of this patent represents an important step forward in our continuing efforts to create safe and sustainable environments for our communities. Reusable and valuable raw resources are discarded everyday at a significant cost to US business, as well as the environment."

Lorenz continued, "At Oxbridge Waste Systems, we view the treating of glycol as a sustainable resource as just the beginning. Together with our team of waste industry veterans, we continue to develop innovative solutions aimed at improving waste landfill diversion rates."

About Oxbridge Waste Systems:

Oxbridge Waste Systems, Inc. is a privately held corporation focused on turning traditional waste streams in to value streams. The company was formed to provide non-hazardous solid waste and recycling services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. The company is consolidating a group of independent waste operators, streamlining operations and enhancing service with programs aimed at profitably recycling previously incinerated or landfilled resources.

The company is evaluating key technologies for commercialization, including development of plastic bags and containers which rapidly decompose under landfill and anaerobic digestion environments, a sludge dewatering technology which enables production of liquid fuels, and the fabrication of tiles and pavers created from recycled plastics and glass. These technologies will be combined with existing waste collection and processing services.

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