11 Jul '11, 3pm

L’Oreal Buys Veolia Wastewater Treatment Plant

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies is constructing a wastewater treatment plant to reduce the environmental impact of cosmetics company L’Oreal’s manufacturing facilities in Asia. The treatment plant is based on a combination of two of Veolia’s patented technologies. Veolia describes the use of the Biothane Biobulk CSTR and Anoxkaldnes MBBR technologies as “revolutionary” and says that as a result of the new system’s installation the total CO2 emissions of the wastewater treatment plant will be reduced by 43 percent. The companies say the plant will lead to: A reduction of energy consumption by 8.5 percent Sludge production reduced by 58 percent compared to the existing process Elimination of high concentrated liquid waste which is now treated in the wastewater treatment plant An 82 percent reduction in CO2 emissions related to transportable waste. The system has been d...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/07/11/loreal-buys...

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