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Accelerating Ag Innovation: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to the USDA Agricultural Research Service
May 8, 2018 – 12:37 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientific in-house research agency. ARS conducts research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority and provide …

Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference—Thoughts and Tidbits from Day 1
March 1, 2018 – 10:39 am | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The ABLC 2018 conference began at the US Department of Agriculture headquarters with a focus on feedstock.  Jordan Solomon, Managing Director & CEO Ecostrat Inc.. kicked off the event …

New Feedstocks, New Targets, New Processes: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
December 20, 2017 – 10:27 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. NREL — home to the …

Shell, bio-bean and Coffee-Drinkers Collaborate to Help Power London’s Buses
November 20, 2017 – 10:52 am | No Comment

(Business Wire/Shell)  Shell and bio-bean announce that together they are helping to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.
The B20 biofuel contains a 20% bio-component which contains part coffee …

Costa Rican Researchers Use Coffee Waste to Brew Biofuel
August 14, 2017 – 2:04 pm | No Comment

(Xinhua)  Costa Rican researchers have found a way to turn coffee waste into electric energy, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) announced on Wednesday (June 28, 2017).
The process also prevents ozone-depleting greenhouse gases, such as …

New Breakthrough Makes It Easier to Turn Old Coffee Waste into Cleaner Biofuels
May 10, 2017 – 5:01 pm | No Comment

(Phys.Org/Lancaster University)  … However, spent coffee grounds, which have a high calorific value, offer a good low-cost alternative feedstock. However, most used coffee grounds are currently just dumped. In 2014 more than nine million tonnes …

Costa and UCL Start-Up Transform Coffee Waste into Renewable Fuel
December 22, 2016 – 3:28 pm | No Comment

(University College London)  UCL start-up bio-bean is turning more than 3,000 tonnes of waste coffee grounds into low-carbon fuel in a new partnership with coffee giant Costa.
Waste grounds from more than 850 Costa stores are …

The Summer of Innovation: How to Get Bacon out of Spent Coffee Grounds, and Other Topics
August 9, 2016 – 10:29 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … If you’ve wondered ever how to take some of the most unloved forms of food waste — old coffee grounds, spent grape pomace (the stems, skin, pulp, seeds. leftover after …

Bio-Bean Makes Eco-Friendly Pellet Fuel From Coffee Grounds
May 17, 2016 – 11:02 am | No Comment

by Steve Hanley (Gas2.org)  … Arthur Kay is an architect by training. While designing a new coffee shop one day, he learned that England creates more than half a million tons of coffee grounds every year. …

US Looks to Go Gig on Biofuels as It Diversifies Away from Foreign Oil
May 12, 2016 – 5:24 pm | No Comment

by Anmar Frangoul (CNBC.com)  …   The DOE added that the U.S. is currently spending around $1 billion every three days on “imported oil.”  …  The importance of biofuels is only set to increase. A 2011 …

Why Airplanes Could Soon Be Flying on Seeds
September 24, 2015 – 6:15 pm | No Comment

by Anmar Frangoul (CNBC.com)  In 2012 – almost 100 years since the Wright brothers made history – another historic flight took place when the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) flew what it described as, “The …

Network Rail and Bio-Bean to Produce Green Energy from Station Coffee Waste
July 15, 2015 – 2:53 pm | No Comment

(Power-Technology)  Bio-bean and Network Rail have extended their partnership to start a new recycling project that will turn coffee waste into fuel and will be used to cut down the costs for railway in the …

RIT Prof’s Reputation in Waste Reaches Trump Organization
February 27, 2015 – 8:33 pm | No Comment

by James Goodman (Democrat & Chronicle)  Jeffrey Lodge is finding a niche at Rochester Institute of Technology as a go-to guy for finding new uses for waste.
An associate professor of biological sciences, Lodge knows what …

Five Environmentally Sustainable Startups Compete for $680,000 Prize
August 13, 2014 – 5:36 pm | No Comment

(Postcode Lottery Green Challenge/WNEM.com)  Five eco-friendly startups from the Netherlands, the United Kingdom,France and Vietnam will compete in the finale of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, an annual worldwide competition for startups with environmentally sustainable business plans. One of these …

Coffee Biodiesel Properties Differ Little Despite Varieties Used
June 18, 2014 – 4:11 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Researchers from the University of Bath’s Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies conducted a study recently looking at fuel properties of biodiesel produced from different types of waste coffee grounds.
Twenty different geographically …

Researchers Create Biofuel out of Used Coffee Grounds
September 12, 2013 – 5:55 pm | No Comment

By James A. Foley (Nature World News)  An estimated 1 million tons of coffee grounds are generated by java-loving Americans each year, and researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found a way to take …

University of Cincinnati Student Presents Pioneering Fuel Technology
March 30, 2013 – 1:15 pm | No Comment

by Arthur Davies (University of Cincinnati)  Current and future researchers alike are teaming up to focus on one common goal: to lead America’s energy efforts. The next generation of scientists have put biodiesel, U.S.’s only …

New Biorefinery Finds Treasure in Starbucks’ Spent Coffee Grounds and Stale Bakery Goods
August 21, 2012 – 11:09 am | No Comment

(EurekAlert!/American Chemical Society) With 1.3 billion tons of food trashed, dumped in landfills and otherwise wasted around the world every year, scientists today described development and successful laboratory testing of a new “biorefinery” intended to …

Coffee-Based Fuel Set to Burgeon in Ontario
December 21, 2010 – 4:49 pm | No Comment

by Joan Delaney (The Epoch Times)  Biodiesel made from waste coffee grounds and flax oil solves the ‘food for fuel’ dilemma, says manufacturer.
Spotting a thin layer of oil around the edges of a cold cup of …

Spain: Citrotecno to Produce First Litre of Ethanol from Citrus Waste
December 14, 2010 – 11:08 am | No Comment

(FreshPlaza.com)  Two years ago Citrotecno took its first steps with the help of a group of businessmen linked to the agriculture and livestock sector in Valencia (Spain). The main objective of the company was to …