as a Top 50 Water Company Top Innovators in Global Water Technology recognized on Earth Day 2009

Vancouver BC, Canada (April 22, 2009) -ATD Waste Systems Inc. today announced that it has been chosen by The Artemis Project™ as a Top 50 Water Companies Competition winner. This award distinguishes ATD Waste Systems Inc. as a leading company that is helping to build one of the great high-growth industries of the 21st Century. ATD Waste Systems Inc. was selected by a panel of industry experts based on an integrated matrix of four criteria: technology, intellectual property and know-how, team and market potential.

“The Artemis Project’s Top 50 Water Companies Competition winners have excelled in key strategic areas in the emerging advanced water technology sector,” said Laura Shenkar, Principal of The Artemis Project. “We are excited to spotlight these innovative companies for the first time on the world’s stage and congratulate them for their achievements in introducing the solutions that will reinvent the water landscape.”

ATD Waste Systems Inc. has developed a closed loop hog manure recovery system that allows the integration of the industry on a larger scale than is currently possible with environmental safety. It allows the industry to organize and relocate for greater profits by virtually eliminating odours and taking the water out of the manure for re-use while producing a dry fertilizer in a compact concentrated form. This eliminates the need for nearby land for manure disposal and collects more nutrients. It allows large scale hog farms to reduce transportation costs and increase profits by locating close to their labour, feed and slaughter services while providing improved bio-security for staff and animals.

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About The Artemis Project
Established in 2000, The Artemis Project is a boutique consulting practice that brings unique capabilities to 21st century water management, combining an understanding of the most advanced solutions with an international network of developers, investors and users of advanced water technology. As the leading authority on applying advanced water solutions to business operations, The Artemis Project specializes in developing holistic water management strategies for major corporations. The Artemis Project also supports product launches of advanced water technology into business operations worldwide. The Artemis Project actively participates in water industry events and supports environmental policy initiatives. More information is available at

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