Tree Top’s technology specializes in protecting people and reducing environmental risk using its proprietary bio-energy technology. We work with companies in a wide array of industries -- such as healthcare, manufacturing, and biotech -- to improve safety, ensure regulatory compliance, safely dispose regulated materials, and manage corporate risk. We plan to commercialize our technology to include medical waste disposal, hazardous waste disposal, healthcare integrated waste stream management, and pharmaceutical waste disposal services.
Tree Top provides to potential acquisition candidates and partners the protective umbrella of a publicly traded, fully compliant-SEC audited and in-good-standing corporate entity that can offer structure, transparency, capital, and growth potential. Through our global business paradigms and international strategies, companies, either domestic or international, that come into the Tree Top family can become public entities in good standing, whose securities would be qualified in the United States Secondary Capital Markets.
Our Management Team and Board of Directors are comprised of scientists, marketers and industry veterans, whose management experience, organizational acumen, and outstanding business network conspires to promote the robust growth of Tree Top to the benefit of its shareholders, potential investors, and the commercial public.
David Rechman, Chairman and CEO
Mr. Reichman has been the CEO of Tree Top Industries for seven years. Previously, Mr. Reichman maintained a Business Management and Tax Law consulting group, licensed by the US Treasury/Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Reichman has been an environmental activist for almost thirty years and served as Co-General Partner and Tax Matters Partner in Harrison Re-cycling Associates, a company that maintained and operated the first recycling equipment for non-biodegradable Styrofoam and Styrene plastic in North America. Prior to that Mr. Reichman worked for American Express holding several positions, including Manager of Budget and Cost. During his tenure at American Express, he created and developed, together with Control Data Corporation, the Flexible Budgeting for Management Control of International Operations Program, and the use of Time-Share computer equipment. Mr. Reichman serves on several Boards of Directors, including the Federal Head Start Program in Manhattan. Mr. Reichman holds an MBA through the Harvard Case Study Program with extended education in business and scientific theory from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and IBM Systems Scientific Institute. He currently resides in New York City, NY and Los Angeles, CA.
Kathy M. Griffin, President and Board Director
Mrs. Griffin is a seasoned business professional with significant background and experience in marketing, sales, new business development and general business management, both in the United States and internationally. Mrs. Griffin started her career at Superior Brands, where she held several positions, including International Marketing Manager. She traveled extensively in Europe and Asia, and was responsible for the successful start up and implementation of the first international joint venture for Superior Brands. In addition, Mrs. Griffin managed the US subsidiary of Koning International, a consumer products marketing company and most recently was employed as an executive in the New Business Development Group by Shuster Laboratories, a division of Specialized Technology Resources, a global provider of supply chain programs and consulting services. Mrs. Griffin holds a Bachelor’s degree from Boston College University with advanced study in International Relations through the University of Massachusetts John McCormack Institute for Public Policy, and the American Marketing Association. She currently resides in Hingham, MA and Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Fortunato Villamagna
Dr. Villamagna has over twenty-eight years of domestic and international experience of developing, producing and marketing energetic materials, chemicals, biofuels and synthetic fuels. He is currently focused on the continuing development of hazardous chemical and biological waste destruction systems. Prior to that Dr. Villamagna was President of BioEnergy Systems LLC, a privately held company that developed advanced technology for the biodiesel and renewable fuel industries. Dr. Villamagna holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry and an MBA in Global Management, and has worked on several worldwide projects.
Mr. Taylor has over forty years of senior executive experience working with North American and International companies, He has been involved in the development, application, commercialization and constructive utilization of energetic materials, chemicals and explosive compositions. Previously, he was CEO for the North American operations of the world’s largest global commercial explosives company. He currently invests in a number of “green” technology-based businesses and provides enterprise and project management services to entities engaged in the development, sale and distribution of commercial explosives and construction equipment. Mr. Taylor graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.
Using cutting edge technology and the waste chemicals' own stored energy through its covalent bonds, Tree Top’s BAT technology can cheaply and completely break down these chemicals into more environmentally friendly molecules. Its core technology uses a Polarized Cold Plasma field and the chemicals' own “dipole moment” to break down high energy chemicals into safe and non-toxic elements such as H2, H2O, CO, and CO2. The reaction releases thermal energy that can also be captured and applied to the waste destruction process to lower overall operation costs or for co-generation purposes.
The BAT Solution is on-site and eliminates transport and disposal of waste. The chemical reaction is 99.9% efficient in waste destruction, and the plasma field replaces flare of traditional incinerators that require natural gas input and emit greenhouse gases. It is also fully Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) compliant.
With electrical energy input approximately 1 kW, you can think of explosives - molecules' stored energy is released as heat upon destruction. Molecules are broken down and reassembled into more thermodynamically stable compounds.
Depending on compound, energy can be up to 200,000 BTU/lb or 20% the heat value of natural gas.
Our products are built to meet exact client’s use & needs. (continuous versus batch processing as well as client’s specific operating constraints)
As Architecting and Design phase is done during the Sales/RFP period, the design can include CO/Heat/CO2 capture features to help lower operating costs and furthering the “green” process.
The Equipment can only be leased from BAT with controlled upgrade pathway and technology. With On-site system operation by client’s own staff, full audit functionality and quality control systems can be used to track and document waste destruction at client specified level (on-board mass spectrometry capable).
Industrial Material Recycling
Priority and toxic chemicals make up a fairly limited volume, yet potentially hazardous portion of the nation's waste stream. EPA is working to eliminate or reduce priority chemicals and other chemicals of national concern from commercial products, waste streams, and industrial releases through pollution prevention, waste minimization, recycling, and reuse.
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in the United States
2008 Facts and Figures
This fact sheet is the latest publication describing the national waste stream based on data collected from 1960 through 2008. It contains information on the benefits of recycling, as well as data on waste generation, recycling, and disposal. It's also accompanied by data tables that present detailed data that is produced each year. Aso included is a summary of our methodology for developing this data.
The full report incorporating these data tables is produced every other year. The full report contains 2007 data:
- MSW generation, recovery, and disposal from 1960 to 2007;
- Per capita generation and discard rates;
- Source reduction (waste prevention);
- Materials (e.g., paper, glass, metals, plastic) that comprise MSW, as well as products
(e.g., durable and nondurable goods, containers, packaging) found in the waste stream;
- Aggregate data on the infrastructure for MSW management, including estimates of the
number of curbside recycling programs, composting programs, and landfills in the U.S.; and
- Trends in MSW management from 1960 to 2007, including source reduction, recovery
for recycling (including composting), and disposal via combustion and landfilling.
Municipal Solid Waste Recycling
Promoting Reuse and Recycling of Municipal Solid Waste
Trash and garbage, also known as municipal solid waste, are part of everyone's daily life. Just think about how much waste you handle everyday–the cardboard box from your cereal, the paper from your home office, the soda can or plastic bottle from lunch at the mall. By focusing on managing materials and making smart decisions, the RCC aims to increase the amount of waste material recycled and reused, with an ultimate goal of having no "waste" at all.
EPA has challenged businesses, organizations, industry, and consumers to take the first step towards a world without waste by setting a national goal of recycling 35% of America's municipal solid waste. This is a significant effort–as more products become readily available and our society stays on the go, municipal waste streams are increasing in volume.
It's pretty simple and convenient to recycle at home, but we must make it easier and more convenient to collect, recycle or reuse the valuable materials. It's time to put recycling places in public spaces and Recycle On the Go!
To make the biggest impact, it is important to understand the types of waste that are contributed disproportionately due to their large volumes. By focusing on key waste streams, and by developing specific strategies and partnerships targeted toward reducing them, we find the greatest potential for making a real difference:
Paper: Paper produces the largest amount of municipal solid waste-approximately 35% of the total. Primary categories for paper waste include:
- Office paper (copier paper, computer printout, stationary, tablet paper) and
- Printing and writing grade papers (mail, magazines, directories, books).
While Americans have improved significantly over the years in reusing and recycling paper waste, there is much room for improvement and a huge opportunity for environmental impact. EPA is addressing these opportunities through the WasteWise partnership.
One key initiative is the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) Paper Recycling Awards, which recognize outstanding programs that promote the recovery of high quality paper for recycling. Check the 2010 AF&PA Recycling Awards Web site for the winners!
Food Scraps and Yard Trimmings: Organic material can include both yard trimmings and food wastes and constitutes 24% of the US municipal solid waste stream.
EPA's voluntary GreenScapes partnership provides cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for large-scale landscaping. Designed to help preserve natural resources and prevent waste and pollution, GreenScapes encourages companies, government agencies, and other entities to make more holistic decisions regarding waste generation and disposal and the associated impacts on land, water, air, and energy use.
WasteWise and its partners are developing creative solutions to reduce the amount of transport packaging (such as boxes and wood pallets) produced in the US.
Packaging/Containers: Packaging-ranging from paper folding cartons, wood packaging, and polymer wraps/films and all types of beverage containers (i.e., aluminum, glass, and plastic)-contributes a significant amount of waste each year. Making smart decisions as consumers and businesses, we can make a real difference. Follow the links below for specific information on recycling and reusing various types of packaging and containers.
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