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ACT discovered an untapped and near-endless source of cellulose that is found in the unwanted sludge produced during the standard wastewater treatment process.Recyllose™ is a unique, innovative compound that is generated from high levels of recycled cellulose fibers extracted from wastewater, via a patented sewage recycling system (SRS). By producing Recyllose™, ACT provides an additional high-margin and recurring revenue source, yielding ~ €5 per capita per year. The recycled cellulose is suitable for use as a green, vital and economical replacement in a variety of industries, including:• Pulp and paper• Feedstock for bio-plastics• Construction and insulation • MDF• Energy-efficient biofuel - one ton of Recyllose™ can generate up to 500 liters of high-quality bio-diesel / bio-ethanol• Resource for production of nano-cellulose… and moreRecyllose™ is packed directly on-site and is suitable for long-term storage, transportation and ready for use in industrial applications
The unique patented technology (SRS) automatically produces recycled cellulose (Recyllose™) from raw wastewater (municipal, industrial & agricultural liquid waste). It is the ONLY known and proven technology that commercially mines cellulose from sewage, thus reducing sludge formation by up to 50%. This enables the plants to benefit from an organic process that cuts operating costs by up to 30%, and increases plant capacity by up to 30%. Plants using the SRS have reduced their GHG emissions, making them eligible for carbon credits. The SRS automatically recycles the cellulose fibers inherent in raw wastewater. The SRS traps the particles, and then cleans, pasteurizes and packs them on-site, turning an unwanted liability into a revenue-producing product called Recyllose™, or recycled cellulose.The SRS can be tailored to meet the unique requirements of each local territory, and is complementary to any wastewater treatment available today.
Rafi was born with the entrepreneurial gene. His passion for transforming ideas into successful enterprises led him to launch Applied CleanTech (ACT) in 2007. Under his leadership, ACT has developed the proprietary SRS technology and maintains a diverse portfolio of intellectual property. His past experience as an inventor and R&D Manager at a biotech company provided him with the expertise to transform an idea into a commercial product, and to connect with investors and strategic partners. Rafi has brought a number of products to market, including a line of herbal products and a transportation service company.Rafi attained his PhD from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, and an MSc and a BA degree with honors from the Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His post-doctoral research was completed at the Humphrey Center for Experimental Medicine and Cancer Research, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine.
With almost a decade of financial management experience, Tomer's role at ACT encompasses the composition of complex financial reports, plotting and execution of strategic business plans and raising capital. Before joining ACT, Tomer served as CFO at TeleMessage, a public hi-tech company traded on the AIM stock exchange. Tomer is a certified CPA with an MBA from The College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon Le'zion, Israel and a BA degree in Accounting from the same institution.
Yoav has valuable sales and marketing experience, a thorough understanding of the B2B industry, and the ability to pinpoint marketing solutions. Prior to joining ACT, he served as a sales manager for strategic clients at a media and marketing firm, where he was responsible for custom tailored marketing solutions for clients; defining the company’s marketing strategy; maintaining client relations; providing training and guidance to sales personnel; and expanding the client base.Yoav is a licensed attorney with an LLB from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Israel and a BA degree in Business Administration from the same college. Yoav interned at a law firm specializing in representing publicly traded companies.
Tomer is the System Engineer for Applied CleanTech. He holds an Electricity & control systems associate degree from the Ort Jerusalem College, Israel. He is a certified Lead Electrician with 6 years of experience as part of an R&D team of "Better Place", the first global switch battery electric car. Tomer has vast experience in the design and planning of electrical and solar international environment project as well as integration of interdisciplinary systems.
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