We innovate ways to meet 21st century challenges
Our mission is to offer control technologies and innovations to enable rapid refinement of sanitation, agricultural, and food outputs to treat pathogens, reduce greenhouse gasses, sequester carbon, and improve soil health.
Our vision is to become a world leader in decentralized, community scale thermal solutions that significantly impact our climate, quality of life, and gender equality in served areas.
“According to estimates, the lack of proper sanitation costs the world an estimated $223 billion every year. Worldwide, it has been estimated that every dollar spent on sanitation on average provides at least five dollars in economic return.”
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Biomass Controls provides decentralized rapid nutrient recovery and treatment for green resources including: manure, textiles, food, and excreta. Biomass Controls patents are based on protecting the environment and returning nutrients to the soil. Our Biogenic Refinery provides thermochemical treatment of high moisture materials such as manures, human excreta, agriculture residues, and food waste. Our services provide Design, Technology Adoption Support, and Impact Measurement.
Biomass Controls PBC was founded in 2015 in Connecticut as part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Reinvent Toilet Challenge. In 2018 we were chosen to participate in the Toilet Board Coalition Accelerator program for our refineries installed in India. In 2019, we were chosen to participate in the Manure Challenge Accelerator program based on our project work for hog and dairy cow manure processing. In 2020-2021 we were part of the Launch Alaska Accelerator program focused on cold climate applications for human and food waste safe disposal.
Biomass Controls helps bring the vision of the Carbon Circular Sanitation Economy to reality with human-centered innovations that harness the potential of waste streams by generating energy, reusable water and biochar.
We share a common passion to leverage our experiences to provide solutions for the greater good. Our mission is to deliver these transformative technologies throughout the world to provide environmental impact and social impact. We bring a wealth of knowledge ranging from engineering to data analytics to social science to resource recovery—which provides our customers with a broad range of expertise to solve issues world-wide. Our team was selected with R&D expertise in thermal treatment, materials science, computer science, international development, global environmental health, project management and mechanical engineering.
Legacy management systems for food, and agricultural waste can produce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the digestion of organic matter. Through strategic partnerships, Biomass Controls has utilized the Biogenic Refinery and integrated kelv°n™ platform mitigates the creation of these GHG emissions by thermochemically converting the waste into a nutrient rich biochar, and calculates offset credits available to the operator.
Centralized management systems for wastewater treatment are very expensive and can produce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the digestion of organic matter.
Through strategic partnerships, Biomass Controls has utilized the Biogenic Refinery and integrated kelv°n™ platform mitigates the creation of these GHG emissions by thermochemically converting the waste into a nutrient rich biochar, and calculates offset credits available to the operator.