On December 1st 2010 Norsk Biogass received a silver medal for its unique BioSep® technology at the award ceremony during the Pollutec Exhibition in Lyon France. Receiving the award Norsk Biogass Chairman and CCO, Ole S. Rod held a speech on behalf of the company. “We are trilled and excited about the prize which will encourage and give us new and increased motivation for the job ahead.” The EEP Award is presented by the European Environmental Press (EEP) Association in co-operation with the leading French environmental fair, Pollutec, with support from the EFAEP (European Federation of Associations of Environmental Professionals).
Innovation of the Year
Norsk Biogass was awarded “Innovation of the Year” by Avfall Norge for its unique BioSep® technology.
Innovation of the Year is established by Avfall Norge to honour achievements witch lead to developments within the waste industry.
The award jury states the following reasons for the nomination;
• The BioSep® is developed and in operation with proven technical quality
• The BioSep® substantiates high efficiency to solve problems linked to de–packaging of food waste as part of the pre-treatment within the waste to energy industry
• The BioSep® has both a national and international potential.
Waste Management Norway (Avfall Norge) is an organization for approximately 90 Municipal and intermunicipal solid waste organizations. Avfall Norge covers about 95 percent of Norway's municipalities, directly or via an intermunicipal organization.