Olive Branch company using agricultural waste product to clean water

The future of water filtration in a world clamoring for more clean water and less carbon emissions may be rice hulls being processed inside a nondescript Olive Branch plant.

The work began in March with deliveries of 750-pound bales of hulls to Glanris on Wildwood Drive off Hacks Cross Road. On a recent afternoon, batches of hulls looked like sawdust as they awaited conversion in a patented machine inside the 60,000-square-foot plant.

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