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Keep up to date with the latest stories and interviews from the Alacrity ecosystem on our blog.

plastic recycling
03 Jun: Supporting a Plastics Circular Economy in Canada and British Columbia

Plastic recycling in Canada is a complex topic, as it is in much of the world. While most people understand…

water energy production
01 Jun: Robotic Scanning of Underwater Hulls – India

A client in India is seeking surveying tools for robotic scanning of underwater hulls and appendages, including the boot top…

oil spill response
31 May: Port Expansion, Oil Response Challenge – Mexico

In Mexico, companies leasing space at ports are requested to have their own oil response in the event of a…

crop protection
31 May: Natural Animal Deterrent for Rice Production – Mexico

Ducks are a massive issue in rice fields in Mexico. Rice field farmers are looking for new methods that are…

green solution
31 May: Decreasing and Processing Residual Scrap Metal Dust – Mexico

Residual dust from melting and processing scrap metal produces about 500 tons of dust a week that is sent for…

plastic wrap recycling
31 May: Effective Plastic Recycling System for Palette Wraps – Mexico

A Mexican palette wrap company uses 300 tons of plastic for shipment per month. 100 tons are recycled and 200…

environment baseline
31 May: Environmental Preservation Around Port Expansion – Mexico

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is being collected to provide a better tracking system of coral species and forest reserve. This is…

emissions reduction
31 May: Reducing Factory Leaks – Mexico

A steel pipe factory is collecting a good amount of residuals in its extraction process. It would like to recuperate…

emissions reduction
31 May: Reducing Gas Emissions at Chemical Facility – Mexico

A chemical material distribution facility that uses valves to relieve the tanks that hold the chemicals systematically is noting a…

water energy production
31 May: Run of the River Hydroelectricity Generation – Mexico

Run of River is a global Mexican-based company with a business model based on sustainability. It aims to respond to…

energy efficiency
31 May: 24/7 Energy Efficiency Challenge at Steel Plant – Mexico

The cost of the energy it takes to run a steel plant is incredibly high. This prevents many in Mexico…

green energy production
31 May: Biomass for Energy at Rice Plants – Mexico

A rice company with a strong market share and multiple rice plants is working on biomass solutions. It needs a…

energy efficiency
31 May: Renewable Energy and Storage – Mexico

Renewable energy and energy storage are costly in Mexico; there are peak and non-peak hours with massive price differences. This…

water treatment
31 May: Water Treatment at Steel Pipe Factory – Mexico

During the production process at a steel pipe factory, the water becomes polluted with oil, graphite, and fats. Factories want…

water treatment
31 May: Aquifer Pumping – Mexico

The Basin of Mexico aquifer system is the main source of water supply to Mexico City. A new project to…

water treatment
31 May: Water Treatment at Plastic Coating Manufacturers – Mexico

Plastic coating manufacturing companies in Mexico gather disposed water in a flocculate pool and treat the water with additives to…

water treatment
31 May: Sludge Stabilization in Anaerobic Digesters of Wastewater Treatment Plants – Mexico

In the process of sludge stabilization in anaerobic digesters at wastewater treatment plants (WWTP), biogas is generated which can be…

water treatment
31 May: Reusing Treated Wastewater for Agriculture, Energy Generation – Mexico

Currently, only about 6 percent of wastewater generated in The Valley of Mexico metropolitan area is treated. Farmer’s value wastewater…

singapore skyline
27 May: Opportunities Found for Cleantech Companies in the Singapore Green Plan

The Singapore Green Plan 2030 was announced on February 10th, 2021 and is a comprehensive climate action plan that aims to…

sdtc logo
13 May: Latest Round of SDTC Seed Funding Announced

On May 4th, 2021, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced their most recent round of seed funding for 21 cleantech…