Creating Compost with Less Energy

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Creating Compost with Less Energy

Xylem Sustainability Report Spotlight
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CAMPAIGN: 2015 Xylem Sustainability Report

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In Yorkshire, U.K., our energy-efficient Flygt top-entry agitators — a propeller type of mixer that can handle thick, high-fiber sludge — are part of a new waste treatment facility that processes and recycles waste. The plant produces nutrient-rich compost for land application and biogas green energy that generates roughly three-quarters of the plant’s own energy needs. These processes are reducing waste going to landfills while supporting the U.K.’s transition to a low-carbon economy.

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About Xylem
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenues of $3.7 billion and approximately 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, North America, for the last four years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide, and the Company has satisfied the requirements to be a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series each year since 2013. For more information, please visit www.xylem.com.

 

CAMPAIGN: 2015 Xylem Sustainability Report

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