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Promethean Biofuels Stands with Giants, Sony and BP Arco, at Environmental Excellence Awards Summit.

Nov 09, 2012
“Although we are a smaller enterprise than our peers awarded in other categories, Promethean is being recognized as a World Class company innovating World Class solutions.”

The Environmental Excellence Awards given by the Industrial Environmental Association (IEA) and co-sponsor the California Manufactures & Technology Association (CMTA) and the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC). This year’s winners received their award October 23 at the Annual Environmental Summit held in San Diego. To qualify for the award, the company or organization must be able to show a program with a measurable benefit to date and an anticipated future benefit. The following companies were this year’s recipients:

Recycling and Waste Reduction: Promethean Biofuels

Green Chemistry: AMPAC

Water Conservation: BP Arco Refinery

Climate Change: Kyocera Communications Inc.

Air Pollution Control: The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Environmental Sustainability: Shaw Diversified Services Inc.

Supporting Livable Communities: Shea Properties and SCS

Technology Innovation: Sony.

Jack Monger, Executive Director of the IEA had this to say, "On behalf of the Industrial Environmental Association I am pleased to announce Promethean Biofuels as the winner of this year's Environmental Excellence Award in the category of Recycling and Waste Reduction. Promethean Biofuels has proven to be a leader in this category by creating usable energy through their innovative fluid waste disposal method.”

 Todd Hill, Founder and Managing Principal of Promethean Biofuels, received the award. When asked about the win, a beaming Mr. Hill commented, “We are honored to receive this award and proudly accept it at a moment when we realize how critical it is to the future of our nation’s energy security and the great State of California’s environmental health. We believe that IEA, CMTA, and CICC have made clear their profound recognition that crucial components of issues that encircle all of us regarding America’s dependence on foreign oil are local, community-based solutions that produce renewable energy and other useful products”

Using research as well, as design and build concepts they have been able to fabricate over ninety percent of the equipment in their production facility with repurposed materials. Mr. Hill goes on to comment, “We appreciate the fact that although we are a smaller enterprise than our peers awarded in other categories, Promethean is being recognized as a World Class company innovating World Class solutions.”

Promethean ensures that the quality of their products is consistently above compliance standards. Their production volumes are on track to recycle over 1,000,000 pounds of liquid waste product before the end of 2012. When asked what his goals for Promethean Biofuels are, Mr. Hill had this to say, “Our goal is to become a world-class fluid waste recycler.” Promethean Biofuels has positioned itself to be a supporter, and participant in a zero waste environment by creating unique and innovative ways to solve liquid waste disposal problems for the customer.

About Promethean Biofuels:

Founded in 2007, Promethean helps its customers dispose of their waste in a legally compliant manner that any green business owner can be proud of.  With a mission to become an overall market leader in the fluid waste processing and recycling arena, Temecula, Calif.-based Promethean Biofuels has been recognized by the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycles) for its waste reduction efforts several times over the past few years. Also a winner of the 2009, 2010, and 2011 CalRecycles Waste Reduction Award. Promethean has also been named one of the Top 10 Technology Companies in the Inland Empire for the last two years.

If you would like to find out more about Promethean Biofuels visit the website prometheanbiofuels.com. For media contacts or more information contact melanie@prometheanbiofuels.com