We are excited to announce the opening of our new waste-to-energy facility in Quartzsite, Arizona.
We are excited to announce the opening of our new waste-to-energy facility in Quartzsite, Arizona.

Waste Sequestration Technology: A Sustainable Solution for Wastewater Disposal

Waste sequestration solutions have emerged as a powerful and low-risk method for managing wastewater, particularly in the treatment of challenging compounds like PFAS, AFFF, arsenic, pesticides, and cyanides. These contaminants pose a significant risk to the environment and human health if improperly managed.

Waste Sequestration technology leverages the Earth’s crust as a natural barrier, injecting treated wastewater into confined zones 1.5 miles  below the ground. This process provides an additional layer of protection over traditional wastewater disposal methods, shielding our surface waters and ecosystems from potential contamination.

In the context of PFAS and AFFF – compounds commonly found in fire-fighting foams – waste sequestration offers a critical solution. These substances resist degradation and can persist in the environment, leading to potential bioaccumulation in wildlife and humans. Waste Sequestration isolates these compounds, preventing their entry into the wider environment.

Similar benefits apply to the treatment of waters contaminated with arsenic, pesticides, and cyanides. These pollutants, often a by-product of industrial processes and agricultural activities, can pose severe health risks if they infiltrate our drinking water supply. Once again, waste sequestration provides a secure and reliable containment method.

Waste Sequestration technology presents a promising avenue for wastewater management. It represents a new frontier in our ongoing quest to balance industrial progress with environmental stewardship.

In the meantime, understanding the extent of PFAS contamination, the health risks associated with exposure, and the challenge of treatment is key to managing this complex issue. As we continue to learn more about these “forever chemicals,” the need for effective and efficient treatment methods becomes ever more apparent.