Lloyd Helferty – Leading BioChar Expert Joins the PRSI Team


Armstrong BC – August 14, 2014 – Passive Remediation Systems Ltd. (PRSI or the company) is proud to announce that Mr. Lloyd Helferty has joined the PRSI to help assist communities and industry and solve their environmental challenges using PRSI Clean Green EnviroSolutions.

“Mr Helfterty is the industry leading expert in the use of Biochar for turning communities and environmental process into carbon negative solutions while generating additional revenue streams. We are honoured and extremely pleased that Lloyd has joined our efforts to remediate landfills and solve other environmental issues. It shows the level of knowledge and the class of people that our company is attracting”, stated David Derbowka Chief Executive Officer of PRSI.

“I am very excited to be able to apply my biochar expertise for improving the health of landscapes in and around communities in Canada and globally”, said Lloyd Helferty PRSI’s Sustainable BioChar Expert. “There are so many applications for biochar, from remediation of waterways and rivers to landfill and mining sites, where biochar can work to improve outcomes synergistically with other natural remediation techniques and technologies. BioChar could be considered a gift from creation that will help society to face our environmental challenges, including assisting communities in adapting to climate change while also permanently sequestering carbon in soils, thus helping the planet and our communities deal with the high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere, by permanently removing and storing that carbon away in a form that provides both economic and environmental benefits for everyone.”

Mr. Helferty is an engineering technologist with more than 10 years of experience working for various multinational corporations in Canada and around the world, providing project and system support for domestic and international firms undertaking engineering projects and activities related to research, development and deployment (RD&D). Mr. Helferty has a solid background and experience undertaking various aspects of field commissioning, sales support, pre-planning and site preparation, pre-shipment and post-shipment testing.

M​r. Helferty is ​considered to be one of the nation’s pioneer leaders in the development of the Biochar industry and ​his expertise includes professional Engineering Support Services to assist engineering and R&D teams undertake projects and deploy these technologies. He strives to integrate Biochar into the new “Green Economy” and make the Canadian Biochar industry the gold standard of innovation, technology, job creation and growth within this emerging industry.


About Passive Remediation Systems Ltd.

Passive Remediation Systems Ltd. (PRSI) is a recognized leading bioremediation company that specializes in the use of rhizoremediation and phytoremediation techniques. PRSI provides government and private sector with cost-effective turnkey real world green solutions to pollution challenges that result in the recapture of property values and ongoing revenue streams.

For further information please contact:

Dave Derbowka | Chief Executive Officer

Passive Remediation Systems Ltd.
We Clean Air, Water & Soil
Tel: +1 250 306 6377 | Web: 
prsi.ca |

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