Committed to sustainability
Proper wastewater treatment is a growing concern for meat and poultry processing companies. This is because such processing requires a significant amount of water that needs to be disposed of. Wastewater contains blood, fat, excrement, tissue fragments, and other organic substances. If discharged into the environment without treatment, this could contaminate surface and groundwater resources.
Respecting these environmental needs and being committed to sustainability, Marel develops innovative technologies to help food processors comply with environmental regulations and contribute to ecological preservation.
Safe to be released
With the adoption of Marel’s system, Aurora Coop pre-treats the effluents from the red lines (blood, oils, fats, and solid and liquid process waste) of the Chapecó plant in coagulation, flocculation, and flotation (DAF) processes, removing fats and other substances. This pre-treated water is combined with effluent from the green lines (manure, urine, and liquid effluents) and sewage water, and then treated in an activated sludge biological system. After the disinfection process, the purified clean water is safe to be released into the environment.