The primary mission of the CENTER is to use wastes as resources to generate revenues on a sustainable basis. The revenues are to be used to finance water reclamation and reuse projects and other environmental improvements. Towards this end, the Center seeks to optimally integrate the hydrologic, nutrient and carbon cycles to maximize revenues while achieving Project sustainability. The conceptual framework that will define the Center’s activities is as follows:
The Center for Transformation of Waste Technology (CTWT) was formed in 2008 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the ecologically sound management of wastes and residuals.
The Center is helping to implement the goal of the U.S. EPA’s Center of Excellence (Region 5), which is as follows:
The Center explores opportunities to implement waste transformation technologies and participate in the process of commercializing commodities, products and energy converted from municipal wastes and the residuals of industrial and agricultural activities, and the emerging “green” industries.