Changing World Technologies receives award

Changing World Technologies Inc. in West Hempstead, New York, has been given the Most Innovative Patent Award in the Environment & Energy category by the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame. Brian Appel, chief executive officer of CWT, accepted the award at the hall of fame's 2008 awards ceremony March 6. CWT's thermal conversion process is a commercially viable method of reforming organic waste that converts approximately 250 tons of turkey offal and fats per day into approximately 500 barrels of renewable diesel.