Northstar Receives First Long-Lead Equipment Item at Empower Calgary Facility

VANCOUVER, BC and CALGARY, AB , April 30, 2024 - Northstar Clean Technologies Inc. (TSXV: ROOF) (OTCQB: ROOOF) ("Northstar" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received its first long-lead equipment item, an advanced shingle grinding machine from Rotochopper Inc. (the "Rotochopper"), for its planned asphalt shingle reprocessing facility in Calgary, Alberta (the "Empower Calgary Facility"). In line with the procurement, fabrication, and construction strategy for the Empower Calgary Facility, the Rotochopper was manufactured and assembled off site and delivered fully assembled to the Empower Calgary Facility. The Rotochopper will be used in the yard at the Empower Calgary Facility to grind asphalt shingles for input to the shingle reprocessing process.

Mr. Aidan Mills , President & CEO and Director of Northstar, stated, "The arrival of the Rotochopper, our first long-lead equipment item and major piece of process equipment, is an exciting milestone for our company. The Rotochopper is an advanced piece of equipment with cutting-edge grinding technology and will be critical in ensuring we maximize the recovery of valuable materials from our feedstock. The early arrival of the Rotochopper underscores our proactive approach to strategic planning, aimed at mitigating any potential delays stemming from long-lead equipment items."

Rotochopper (photo taken April 22, 2024)
Rotochopper (photo taken April 22, 2024)
Rotochopper (photo taken April 22, 2024)

About Northstar

Northstar Clean Technologies Inc. is a Canadian clean technology company focused on the sustainable recovery and reprocessing of asphalt shingles. Northstar has developed a proprietary design process for taking discarded asphalt shingles, otherwise destined for already over-crowded landfills, and extracting the liquid asphalt for use in new hot mix asphalt, shingle manufacturing and asphalt flat roof systems, and aggregate and fiber for use in construction products and other industrial applications. Focused on the circular economy, Northstar plans to reprocess used or defective asphalt shingle waste back into its three primary components for reuse/resale at its first commercial scale up facility in Calgary, Alberta . As an emerging innovator in sustainable processing, Northstar's mission is to be the leader in the recovery and reprocessing of asphalt shingles in North America , extracting the recovered components from asphalt shingles that would otherwise be sent to landfill.

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On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
Aidan Mills
President & CEO, Director

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