Enerkem was based on a revolutionary idea: manufacturing biofuels and renewable chemical products from non-recyclable waste. Ours is an innovative, sustainable solution for waste management, energy diversification and the implementation of a circular economy.
Enerkem can help communities globally to find a new, sustainable way to reduce waste sent to landfills and incinerators.
Enerkem’s game-changing technology provides a sustainable waste management solution which is complementary to recycling and composting.
With its proprietary technology, Enerkem converts non-recyclable municipal solid waste into methanol, ethanol and other widely used chemical intermediates.
Enerkem’s full-scale waste-to-biofuels facility in Edmonton, Alberta (photo: Curtis Trent).