Working towards a sustainable future.
Enhancing todays industry without compromising the possibilities of the future.
To stop the environmental impact of waste to provide the world with a cleaner future.
"Unsustainable agricultural and aquaculture practices present the greatest immediate threat to species and ecosystems around the world" – WWF.
SEM is passionate about these problems.More About Agriculture
Waste from the energy industry can last for centuries, that’s why SEM is committed to working towards a reusable, recyclable and a zero-discharge future.More About Energy
Water is at the heart of everything we do on the planet. Whether it is for keeping us clean, moving or alive clean water is no longer a would like, but a must have! Don’t believe us? Ask UNICEF.More about Marine
Did you know...
When manure is repeatedly over applied to farm land it causes dangerous levels of phosphorus and nitrogen in the water supply. In such excessive amounts, nitrogen robs water of oxygen and destroys aquatic life.
There are parts of the world today where oil and natural gas fracking, on average, uses more than 28 times the water it did in 2003, using nearly 10 million gallons of water per well and putting farming and drinking sources at risk in arid states, especially during drought.
Dairy farms in the Netherlands are producing so much dung they can’t get rid of it safely. Now the WWF is calling for a 40% cut in herd numbers to protect the environment.
In the last decade the rise in Europe and North America water consumption by industries reached 50% as compared to 4-12% in developing countries. It is expected that in rapidly industrialising countries, this proportion could increase by a factor of five in the next 10-20 years.
Greater Government investment in manure storage is a key component of a post-Brexit plan for farming put forward by a powerful lobbying group. However, we have developed a new system for manure management which could reduce the overall spend rather than increase it.