Education & Research

The Challenge Every year in North America, we produce 300 million tons of municipal solid waste, 600 million tons of agricultural solid waste, and we run a huge, emissive coal industry.  These greenhouse gas emission sources are a major cause of global warming. We’re also a society starved for sources of clean, renewable energy. The […]

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Technology FAQ

Answers to Some Common Questions Q. Isn’t this just another form of gasification or incineration? A. No. Incineration is burning. Gasification technologies may include forms of incineration, typically known as a two-staged process, where the pyrolysis occurs in the first stage and contaminated gases are incinerated in step two. There is no burning or pyrolysis in […]


Electronic waste (e-Waste) is a term used to categorize electronic equipment that has reached the end of its serviceable life and is destined for disposal. Electronic devices and equipment are generally considered toxic when disassembled and/or landfilled, and typically are targeted for hazardous disposal or recovery and reuse programs.  The e-Waste industry is an emerging […]

Pilot Plant

Elementa’s Pilot Plant in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario has been processing unsorted municipal solid waste since October. The plant has undergone third-party scientific verification and has received Ontario Ministry of Environment approvals. The plant has been used to optimize various stages of the process with particular focus on managing elemental chemistry for the stoichiometric conversion […]


The Elementa Group Elementa is a high growth company with deep roots in environmental science, clean energy and waste management, with unique intellectual property and a passion for developing a sustainable future and a clean planet for future generations. Our Technology The Elementa Process is an endothermic, non-combustion process that features a water-based chemistry for the […]