SanEcoTec Wins 2nd WATER’S NEXT AWARD for AVIVE Water Treatment

(Ottawa) – SanEcoTec Ltd. has been named 2019 Winner of Water’s Next Award for Projects and Technology – Early Adoption.  The Award recognizes AVIVE, the Company’s comprehensive water treatment program combining innovative know-how with advanced technologies to improve water management and crop productivity in produce, ornamental and cannabis growing operations.   The Award was presented…

Water: Your First Line of Defense Against Food Recalls

On May 22, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency added a Class 1 (high risk) recall for microgreens – due to listeria contamination – to its Food Recall Report. Food recalls are serious business. Producers face heavy financial consequences; consumers are exposed to potential health risks; consumers lose trust in products and companies; and litigation follows….

The Most Essential Nutrient

Whether you’re a human, plant or animal, the quality of your drinking water is important. For humans, the consequences of drinking unsafe water are usually quite obvious and unpleasant – dehydration, sickness, and in extreme cases, death. Plants and animals have a greater tolerance for lower quality water, but no amount of food and nutrients…

Penguins for Healthy Water

Penguins aren’t so different from humans. Sure, they’re covered in feathers, lay eggs, and eat only seafood, but if you can get past the beak and webbed feet you’ll see we are connected by something bigger than our differences. Water. Despite the 16,000 kilometres that separate us from our favourite flightless birds, the consequences of…

Flint Five Years Later

This April marked five years since the beginning of Flint’s water crisis. The aftermath of Flint – lawsuits, criminal charges, deaths related to Legionella, lead-poisoning, chlorinated disinfection by-products – has consequences that can’t be realized in days, only in years.   On April 25, 2014 the city of Flint, Michigan, switched their source of municipal drinking…

Earth Day – Protect the Blue

It’s Earth Day today.    This year’s theme demands action to “Protect our Species”. According to Earth Day Network, “…human beings have irrevocably upset the balance of nature and, as a result, the world is facing the greatest rate of extinction since we lost the dinosaurs more than 60 million years ago.” Through the Protect…

Calling on Canada to Lead the Way

Happy World Water Day! This year’s theme is Leaving no one behind and is associated with UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 which says: “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” Canada has an abundant supply of water and is recognized by various sources[1] as one of the best countries in the…

Sustainability from the Water Up

Sustainability, the new jargon of 2018, has maintained its momentum in early 2019. The restaurant industry is taking the word seriously. Nowhere was the commitment to sustainability highlighted more than at the hospitality event of the year, the Restaurants Canada 2019 Show. Along with this year’s theme, SustainABILITY, the Show featured a Restaurant of the…

Diver Turned Grower Focuses on Newfoundland’s Sustainability

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, NL – Not often do a Rottweiler, a chicken, a rabbit and a cat peacefully co-habitat outside of a Disney movie, but in Steve’s hydroponic growing supply store, the animals are happy shop-mates. Steve Ivany is the owner of Good 2 Grow NL in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland. Good 2 Grow provides…

SanEcoTec’s Hydrogen Peroxide Sanitizers Improve Shelf Life of Produce

Canadian water treatment company, SanEcoTec Ltd. recently received a Letter of No Objection from Health Canada for the use of its Clean5, Clean25 and Clean50 sanitizers in process water on fresh and minimally processed fruits and vegetables. In process water, the Clean line of products provides a sanitizing wash and efficacy against standard food spoiling…

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