Earth Tech's UK operations wins top recycling, waste management award

Earth Tech Inc., a business unit of Tyco International Ltd., and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has been recognized with the Innovation in Design award at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management 2007 which recognizes innovation, dedication and success in recycling and sustainable waste management. Chosen from a record 200 entries, it was honored for its work on the Integrated Waste Management Facility in Western Isles, Scotland...

LONG BEACH, CA, Nov. 16, 2007 -- Earth Tech Inc., a business unit of Tyco International Ltd., and a global provider of consulting, engineering and construction services, has been recognized with the Innovation in Design award at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management 2007 which recognizes innovation, dedication and success in recycling and sustainable waste management.

Earth Tech was recognized for its work on the Integrated Waste Management Facility in Western Isles, Scotland. The awards are supported by the Waste Implementation Programme (DEFRA), Environmental Services Association, Environment Agency and National Association of Waste Disposal Officers. The award was presented to Earth Tech at a recent event at London's Savoy Hotel attended by more than 300 senior industry representatives.

Earth Tech, chosen from a record 200 entries, was commended for a high degree of innovation and imagination.

"This award recognizes the excellent effort that the project team at Earth Tech brought to this project. Finding a solution to the unique waste management problems faced by the Western Isles was a challenge, but we've got a fantastic team who constantly bring creative and practical ideas forward," said Tony White, Earth Tech's Managing Director in the U.K.

Earth Tech Inc. (www.earthtech.com) is a global provider of a full suite of engineering, construction and operations services to the international water/wastewater, environmental, transportation, and facilities markets. A business unit of Tyco International Ltd., Earth Tech employs some 7,000 talented people, delivering services to customers in 15 countries. Founded in 1970, Earth Tech is headquartered in Long Beach, CA.

Tyco International (www.tyco.com) is a diversified, global company that provides vital products and services to customers in more than 60 countries. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco completed the spin-off of its healthcare and electronics businesses on June 29, 2007, and today has annual revenues of more than $18 billion and 115,000 employees.

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