Treat, Reuse, Extract, Create, and Repeat! The circular economy explained using the water cycle as an example

Accessible fresh water plays a critical role in the emerging circular economy, which – simply put – is the opposite of the “take, make, dispose” economy we know today. Instead the circular economy Treats or repairs consumed and polluted waste streams to a “fit for purpose” level, Extracts nutrients and other valuable resources from waste streams, to create new regenerative products. The United Nations (UN) recently published a report with the title, “Wastewater The Untapped Resource”, which highlights the importance…

Plugging into Silicon Valley from afar

Growing a startup is like building an airplane while in flight, and in a rural state you get to build the airport and runway too! Cerahelix is located in what is known as an “underserved” rural area. One of the best ways we’ve found to raise our profile and meet investors and corporate partners is by participating in accelerators. This is why six months ago we headed to where the action is- Silicon Valley- to participate in the Plug and…

Cerahelix has been selected to present at the 2017 NREL Industry Growth Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 27, 2017 Contact: Cerahelix, Inc info@cerahelix.com www.cerahelix.com   Cerahelix, a Maine startup company commercializing an energy efficient filtration technology, announced that it has been selected to present at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Industry Growth Forum in Denver, Colorado in April, 2017. Cerahelix was selected from a pool of innovative, emerging clean energy start-up companies from across the globe to present at this event. Since 2003, the selected companies have collectively…

Cerahelix wins the New Materials Innovation Platform pitch contest at Plug and Play’s EXPO day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2016 Contact: Cerahelix, Inc info@cerahelix.com http://www.cerahelix.com Cerahelix wins the New Materials Innovation Platform pitch contest at Plug and Play’s EXPO day Cerahelix, a Maine startup company which offers an energy efficient filtration technology announced that it has won the New Materials Innovation Platform pitch contest at Plug and Play’s EXPO day. The EXPO day pitch competition was the culmination of a 3 months’ accelerator program at Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play Tech center. Cerahelix was…

Astronaut’s Water – Making Reclaimed Water More Palatable

Transporting anything into space is extremely expensive, including water.That leaves astronauts drinking a filtered mixture that includes recycled shower water, old astronaut sweat, and urine. So why can’t we do what astronauts can and overcome the stigma of “toilet to tap water”? The phrase “toilet to tap” has become synonymous with the public’s aversion to water reclaimed from domestic sewage. Humans have a deeply ingrained disgust to anything that they associate with human waste even if there is overwhelming evidence that…

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