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We are taking one step at a time to preserve the environment...


SupaZorb is a research and development company that was founded in 1997 - upon its discovery of plant material / detritus which showed remarkable ability to change hazardous spills into bio-mass / fertilizers.

To learn more About Us, use the navigational tools on the left.

SupaZorb is internationally recognized for its expertise in water purification systems and oil absorbents.

In addition, we also developed a wide range of products to address the needs regarding hazardous materials - this was done upon request of our clients.

The SupaZorb products are diverse and can easily be applied in various industries.

To get more information on our products, select the Product Information tab.

SupaZorb established a good name for itself by publishing numerous research articles throughout the world. Our product is SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) approved and tested by over three Universities in South Africa.

To view some of our research, click on Research & Development.  A few of our research articles have links available on News.


SupaZorb Experience

All staff have SETA accredited HAZMAT certificates
  • International River & Dam Rehabilitation: Clean Amazon River and Lakes (Sao Louise, Brazil);
  • Municipalities: PCB Oil Spill Treatment, Chrome 6, Coal and Waste Recycling (Published Recourse Journal);
  • Municipalities: Sewer Treatment (Potchefstroom in collaboration with University of North West / Published);
  • Mining Industry: Soil Rehabilitation & Acid Mine Drainage Treatment;
  • Geo-Hydrology: Mining Industry;
  • Mining Industry: Spill Treatment, Prevention Systems & Training;
  • Mining Industries: Acid Mine Drainage Treatment;
  • Mining: Evaluation for rehabilitation;
  • Petrol Refineries: Fuel Spill Rehabilitation & PCB Treatment (SAPREF);
  • Water quality from oil wells (Geo-Hydrology) (UTAH, USA);
  • Soil rehabilitation of chemical and oil spills with Norwest Holst: Danoon (Scotland, U.K.);
  • Oil Spill Clean-up and Consulting: Fujairah;
  • Oil Spill Consulting: Karachi, Pakistan;
  • Oil Spill Remediation: Christ Church, Norwest Holst, U.K.;
  • Motor Dealers: Effluent Treatment;
  • Motor Industry: Water Recycling Systems – Solar Driven;
  • Governmental Departments: Hydrocarbon Spills, Training & Bio-remediation.

SupaZorb was involved with the oil clean-up of the Jolly Rabino at Richards Bay.

What is SupaZorb?

This product is patented.

SupaZorb is unique in the sense that it not only consists of 100% organic material, but its combination of specific micro-organisms ensures that it can be applied endlessly. The main purpose of the micro-organisms is to feast on toxins, namely oil, petrol, diesel, blood and much more.

SupaZorb under a microscope

In a nut shell - what is SupaZorb's capabilities?

  • Change toxins into nutrients
  • Catabolise certain heavy metals
  • Immobilise heavy metals
  • Buffer pH ranging from 2 - 14 by neutralising it to a pH 6.8 in soil and water
  • Absorb / adsorb metals through ion exchange
  • Recycle hazardous products, such as oil, into an ingredient that is beneficial to nature and humans - compost

Our South African client base involves the Motor Industry, Mining Industry and Governmental Departments such as Water Affairs and Department of Defence. We find pride in our products and are proud to present them to the world.

Sample of wash bay water discharged into drains.

  • Sample on the left: Wash bay only clean its grease traps.
  • Sample in the middle: Wash bay with a sand filtering system and a grid.
  • Sample on the right:Wash bay with SupaZorb Filter bags and grid.

Sample was taken after using SupaZorb products for four months - thus demonstrating that the Oil Separator can be cleaned less frequently when using SupaZorb products.

SupaZorb's Speciality

SupaZorb Floating Bags in an Oil Separatorimproves the quality of water discharged and reduce costs associated with cleaning it regularly - SupaZorb absorbs the oil and brakes it down
  • Acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment;
  • Mine tailing rehabilitation;
  • Sewer effluent treatment;
  • Contaminated soil remediation;
  • Environmental Awareness Workshops;
  • SETA accredited training (Respond to and clean-up a spill);
  • Compile training manuals for mines;
  • Training DVD's for mines;
  • Environmental Audit / Inspection /Consult Motor Dealers since 2009;
  • Rainwater Harvesting & Recycling System;
  • Composting Systems;
  • Fibre Glass Drip Trays /Oil Separators;
  • Hydrocarbon spill clean-ups;
  • Determine source of hazardous underground leakages;
  • Visual underground pipe inspections;
  • Measure water and hydrocarbon levels;

SupaZorb is also awarded as one of the world's top technologies for its innovation and creativity. See all our awards from across the globe by visiting our Awards page.


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