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The Wilson System®

This is a new steam treatment process, using existing autoclaving and steam boiler technologies.  One of the unique advantages of the technology is its capacity to size-reduce waste by up to 80% of its original volume.  It also sanitises and de-labels metals, allows for the extraction of plastics, and at the same time breaks down biodegradable materials into homogeneous cellulose rich fibres, Wilson Fibre®.  The system is capable of handling non-hazardous solid waste, through an automatic reception, transfer and processing operation.

Process Overview

  1. Arrival of waste.

Reception of unsorted waste. There will be an inspection and manual extraction of oversized items .


2. Steam Treatment.

Autoclave will treat 20 tonnes of unsorted MSW with a dry, saturated steam.


3. Post Treatment Separation.

Screening out the Wilson Fibre® from other collected sale products by automatic and/or manual methods.

 4. Fibre output.

The fibre is screened and when required can be dried and refined. Wilson Fibre® (renewable fuel) is then sold/used for renewable power generation.

Closing Autoclave Door
Post Processing
Wilson Fibre
Wilson Fibre Pellets

System Highlights


Modular Design

Modular in design enabling easy scale up from 150,000 metric tonnes per annum (tpa) through to 600,000 tpa throughput.


Landfill Diversion

Divert up to 90% of waste from landfill, specifically targeting the diversion of organic waste, the leading producer of methane emissions.


CO2 Emissions Elimination

Each Wilson System ® deployment
diverts up to 200,000 metric tons of CO2 per

The Wilson System®
Technical Introduction

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