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Modeling GHG Emissions from Source Separated Organics

by Romy Carpenter and Andrew Carpenter (BioCycle Magazine) New study assesses greenhouse gas emissions from five management options for SSO collected from residential, commercial, and institutional sources in New York City. -- The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) worked

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Promising SA-First Solution to Convert Paper Sludge, Food and Textile Waste into Bioethanol

(The Paper Story)  A pioneering solution has been developed to convert cellulose fibre-rich waste from pulp and paper mill operations into ethanol using a specialised fermentation process. Ethanol is a versatile starting material that finds diverse application in the production of

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Neste Successfully Concludes Its 1st Processing Run with Pyrolysis Oil from Discarded Tires

(Neste) Currently, car and truck tires mostly end up in landfills or incineration after they have been discarded; Pyrolysis oil derived from discarded tires was processed into high-quality raw material for chemicals and plastics at Neste’s refinery in Porvoo, Finland; Pyrolysis oil was

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Restaurant Technologies Hits New Biodiesel Sustainability Record

(Verdict Food Service) The company recycled and converted 314 million pounds of used cooking oil into renewable diesel or biodiesel last year. -- Restaurant Technologies has announced a significant milestone in sustainability by recycling and converting more than 314 million pounds

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Zensho Holdings and ENEOS Set up UCO Supply Chain for SAF in Japan

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Japan, Zensho Holdings and ENEOS have teamed up to collect waste cooking oil as raw materials for sustainable aviation fuel. In this initiative, the beef bowl chain “Sukiya” under the umbrella of Zensho Holdings and

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To Build a Circular Economy, Look to the Auto Industry’s Success

by Jon Smieja (GreenBiz)  One of the best, established examples of a circular economy is hiding in plain sight. -- The automotive industry remains one of the best examples of success in the circular economy. There are many reasons, but I want

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JAL Initiates the Collection of Household Used Cooking Oil for Utilization as SAF Feedstock

(Japan Air Lines/Biobased Diesel Daily) Japan Airlines announced Feb. 28 that it has signed a partnership agreement with Yokohama City to establish and implement a system for collecting used cooking oil (UCO) from households for its utilization as sustainable aviation fuel

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Biomass Feedstock National User Facility Capabilities for MSW to SAF

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The Biomass Feedstock National User Facility (BFNUF) offers technology and expertise to help the U.S. bioenergy industry overcome biomass challenges during scale up and integration of biomass preprocessing facilities. The BFNUF is a congressionally designated, national

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How Sustainable Is the eVTOL Sector?

by Treena Hein (Vertical Magazine) ... The eVTOL industry is often touted by its enthusiasts as sustainable. Electric (and increasingly, hydrogen) propulsion is presented as a primary benefit of eVTOLs in terms of environmental impact, and a critical reason for supporting the

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NARA: No Path to Reducing Food Loss, Waste 50% by 2030 per Draft US Strategy without Rendering

(North American Renderers Association/Biobased Diesel Daily)  The North American Renderers Association is disappointed that rendering was omitted in the Draft National Strategy for Reducing Food Loss and Waste. The North American Renderers Association has submitted comments to U.S. EPA on the Draft

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India: A Vibrant Ecosystem for Cost-Effective Bioplastics Production

by Ashwini Shete (Praj Industries/Biofuels Digest)  ... Bioplastics offer a sustainable solution to plastic for certain applications. Bioplastics like PLA & PHA along with TPS, Cellulose offer functionality advantages including biodegradability & compostability. These alternatives support circular economies and reduce reliance

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Alfa Laval and Bisviridi Partner to Revolutionize Biofuel Production from Organic Waste

(Alfa Laval) Alfa Laval, the global leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation, and fluid handling, and Bisviridi, a new company part of the BioteCH4 group, the leading anaerobic digestion (AD) operator in the United Kingdom, are collaborating to elevate the sustainability

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Licella

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest/REenergize the Gulf Coast) What’s up with the Wonder from Down Under? Licella’s Cat-HTR decarbonization platform could help customers meet their net-zero carbon commitments. How do they use water as the agent of change and turn biomass

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Draft of the National Strategy to Reduce U.S. Food Loss and Waste PUBLIC COMMENTS DEADLINE January 3, 2024

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) USDA, EPA and FDA release draft strategy to prevent the loss and waste of food and increase recycling of organics to support a circular economy for all, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save households and businesses money, and

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Converting MSW into SAF without Wasting a Drop of Water

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Wastewater/water island costs are up to 2-8% of the overall CapEx of bioeconomy projects. Plus, Long design studies are necessary to optimize the total cost of both investment and operations. New strategies from Aquatech are addressing

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‘Balance’ and ‘Harmony’ and ‘SAF’: Key Words at the 2023 AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Conferences serve to present the current thoughts, activities and plans for the community involved in the focus of the event.  At the 2023 Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Global Biobased Economy Conference and Exhibit

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Fulcrum Bioenergy, Aiming to Produce ‘Net-Zero’ Jet Fuel From Plastic Waste, Hits Heavy Turbulence

by James Bruggers  (Inside Climate News) The California company has defaulted on $289 million in Nevada bonds and put $500 million in financing for a facility in Indiana on hold. Meanwhile, U.S. senators don’t want tax credits financing plastics-to-jet-fuel schemes.  --  Six

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Jennifer Holmgren on the Circular Carbon Economy: The Head of Lanzatech Says This Is the Year to Get Serious about It

by Jennifer Holmgren (The Economist) The World Ahead  | By Invitation: Science in 2024 -- Carbon is a main component in the make-up of all living things. It is the primary ingredient in the threads in our clothes, the materials in our homes and

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Sustane Technologies Secures First Commercial Customer for Waste Plastic-Derived Diesel

(Sustane Technologies/Canadian Biomass Magazine) Sustane Technologies announced Payless Fuels as the first customer for its waste-plastic-derived fuel, a major milestone. By processing plastic that would otherwise have gone to the landfill, Sustane is making a market-grade fuel that can replace traditional fuel

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Renaissance Services Partners with Omani SME Wakud

(Renaissance Services/Zawya)  Every month thousands of litres of used cooking oil will be sent for recycling into environment-friendly biodiesel at Wakud’s facilities in Khazaen  --   In alignment with the Sultanate's 2050 Net Zero target, Renaissance Services, the leading Omani Accommodation, Services Solutions

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Merkley, Colleagues Urge IRS to Properly Implement IRA Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Credits, with No Giveaways to the Petroleum Industry

(Office of Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)  Senators: "Companies are proposing to manufacture aviatin fuel from sources that include significant amounts of plastic waste, and are claiming that it is sustainable.  That is incorrect.” Today (October 27, 2023), Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley,

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NARA Launches Campaign to Educate Public, Government on Organics-Recycling Benefits of Rendering

(North American Renderers Association)  The North American Renderers Association has just released a useful infographic, titled, “Organics Recycling: How Recycling Food Waste with Rendering Creates Value & Ensures Sustainability,” as a part of its information campaign on the subject. The colorful and

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Revolutionary Recycling Process Transforms Plastic Waste

(U.S. Department of Energy) Despite millions of Americans depositing their plastic waste into recycling bins, much of that waste, including flexible films, multilayer materials, and colored plastics, cannot be recycled cost-effectively. In fact, only 9% of plastics in the U.S. are

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Separations and Performance Advantaged Bioproducts

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office seeks in its separations strategy to support scale-up of sustainable aviation fuels and other biofuels with >70% reduction in GHG emissions relative to petroleum; enable commercial production of 10+ renewable chemicals

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U.S. Should Expand and Standardize Plastics Collection and Recycling, Study Potential Uses in Infrastructure, Says New Report

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine) It is in society’s economic and environmental interests to expand and standardize plastics waste collection, increase recycling, and explore new applications for plastics waste in infrastructure, says new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Advanced Biorefineries

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Here’s the State of Advanced Biorefineries presentation from the ABLC CONNECT series episode. Current and expected demand, technologies, supply chain, projects of note, current news, key players — a comprehensive but compact look at the industry in this

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Rid Us this Day our Daily Waste: New Path out of the Plastics Problem

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... The main reason is that the products made by existing processes are so low in value that, instead of making treasure from trash, we make trash from trash, and there’s no cash. The fact that

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Transitioning to a Sustainable, Circular Economy for Plastics Workshop June 8–9, 2023 Presentations Available

During the workshop, diverse stakeholders provided input on current challenges and opportunities to addressing and reducing plastic waste. This input was gathered to advance DOE’s vision for its Strategy for Plastics Innovation to develop and deploy technologies that minimize plastic waste and

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Pyrum and SUEZ Sign Exclusivity Agreement to Build Pyrum's First UK Pyrolysis Plant

(Pyrum Innovations) During the one-year exclusivity phase, the first location will be determined and the approval process will begin; The plant will consist of three pyrolysis reactors with a capacity of around 20,000 tons of used tires per year --

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Dairy Digester Optimizes Food Waste Feedstocks

by Nora Goldstein (BioCycle Magazine) Narrowing in on liquid and semi-liquid packaged food and beverages yields economic, digester performance and biogas generation benefits at Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. Reinford Farms in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania began receiving food waste to add to

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Neste Decides to Invest in Liquefied Waste Plastic Upgrading Unit at Its Porvoo Refinery

(Neste) Neste has made the final investment decision to commence construction of upgrading facilities for liquefied plastic waste at its Porvoo refinery in Finland. With the investment of 111 million euros, Neste will build the capacity to upgrade 150,000 tons of

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Astra Energy Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Phambili, USA

(Astra/Globe Newswire)  Astra Energy Inc. (OTCQB: ASRE) (“Astra” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the Company’s subsidiary Astra Energy California Inc. ("Astra California”) has finalized an agreement with Phambili, USA (“Phambili”). Phambili solidifies municipal solid waste (“MSW”) and organic

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Nucor Enters into CCS Agreement with ExxonMobil

(Bioenergy International)  In the United States (US), iron and steel major Nucor Corporation (Nucor) has announced that it has signed an agreement with compatriot ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions, part of global oil, gas, and energy major ExxonMobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) to capture,

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Dynamic Crosslinking — Creative Chemistry Offers Solution for Recycling Mixed Plastics

(U.S. Department of Energy) We use plastics every day – from the polystyrene in food takeout containers and the polyethylene terephthalate in clothing fibers to high density polyethylene in shampoo bottles and polypropylene in bandages. Unfortunately, plastics used for common but

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EPA Spurns Trump-Era Effort to Drop Clean-Air Protections For Plastic Waste Recycling

by James Bruggers (Inside Climate News) Affirming long-standing incineration regulations, the Biden administration has withdrawn a plan to help ease the way for unchecked pyrolysis and gasification of plastic. Reversing its own Trump-era proposal, the Environmental Protection Agency has spurned a lobbying

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New Report Reveals Environmental, Financial Benefits of Sustainability

by Jennifer Strailey (The Packer) In what its organizers are calling “a unique example of high-level industry and government collaboration, with worker-led success,” Equitable Food Initiative and Measure to Improve have released a case study based on the results of their

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National Recycling Awards 2023 --- November 16, 2023 --- London, UK

The National Recycling Awards is the largest and most prestigious awards ceremony in the recycling, reuse and waste industry. Brings together the whole sector for unrivalled face-to-face networking opportunities with clients, prospects, peers and your team. Being shortlisted or winning

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Materials Recycling Magazine Champions Summit 2023 --- September 5, 2023 --- ONLINE

Why attend?  INSIGHTS: Access to critical and cutting-edge subject matter that dissects the best practices currently taking place across the industry. If you've ever wanted to hear more about the projects and initiatives behind the winning entries to our prestigious industry

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NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc. and Dansuk Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Low-Carbon Feedstock Partnership

(NEXT Renewable Fuels/AccessWire) MOU Underpins Feedstock Confidence for NEXT; Expands Global Trading for Dansuk  --  NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc. ("NEXT") and Dansuk Industrial Corporation ("Dansuk") have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") to jointly develop strategic and commercial partnerships

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How This Startup Is Turning Discarded Plastics into Biofuel for Industries

by Bobins Abraham (India Times) An industry report earlier this year said that India generates around 3.4 million tonnes (MT) of plastic waste annually, but only 30 per cent of it is recycled. Over the years, the amount of plastic that is

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Waste Taking Centre Stage as a Feedstock

(xFuel/Biofuels International)  ... With new technology emerging, we have different feedstock options coming on board. We are beginning to see waste take centre stage as feedstock of choice. One example is lignocellulosic waste -or plant based waste. It is an abundant

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US: Republic Services Invests in the Production of Renewable Natural Gas

(Republic Services/AltFuels) Republic Services, Inc. announced a significant expansion of its organics recycling operations in California with the acquisition of North State Bioenergy, an anaerobic digestion facility north of Sacramento. California requires the diversion of food and yard waste from landfills

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What Happens to the Cooking Oil NRG Uses for the Rodeo and Final Four? You Might Be urprised.

(Head Topics/Houston Chronicle) The cooking oil used during the Final Four could become the fuel in your truck. Here's how. -- NRG Stadium partners with Filta to filter the cooking oil it uses during the rodeo and... The answer: biodiesel, makeup,

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Public Workshop Examining Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims --- May 23, 2023 --- Washington, DC and ONLINE

(Federal Trade Commission/Federal Register)  FTC to Host Workshop on “Recyclable” Claims as Part of its Ongoing Review of the Agency’s Green Guides --  The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop on May 23, 2023, in Washington, DC, to examine “recyclable”

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Bio-Optimized Technologies to keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment (BOTTLE)

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Current plastics waste management and recycling approaches are limited. Recycled plastics often lower quality and value; Mechanical recycling not applicable to all polymers; and, there is little economic incentive for plastics reclamation. Can we apply expertise

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'Greener-than-Green' Hydrogen Project Nears Construction Phase in California

by Brandon Mulder (S&P Global)  A California project claiming to be capable of producing "greener-than-green" hydrogen cheaper than conventional gray hydrogen is nearing its construction phase after receiving permits from the city of Lancaster, developing company SGH2 Energy said Feb. 2. SGH2

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Questions and Answers on the EU Delegated Acts on Renewable Hydrogen

(European Commission) 1. What is the Commission proposing today and what are the objectives of these rules? Hydrogen plays a key role in our European Green Deal and in the REPowerEU plan. Upscaling the use of renewable hydrogen, ammonia and other derivatives will accelerate the

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Back to Basics: A Systems Thinker's View on Circularity ... How Is Circularity Different from Sustainability?

by Kori Goldberg (Green Biz)  ...I’ve been asked some version of the following three questions by colleagues, friends and family members. I hope the replay of that dialogue resonates with you and provides new nuance or food for thought. Question 1:

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A Clearer Picture: What Does Legislation Mean for Chemical Recycling?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... Something must be done to solve the plastic problem. Not only for the good of ocean life, but to dramatically reduce the amount of waste that’s sent to landfill and incinerated, and to remove virgin

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Energy Students Take on a New Challenge – Recycling

(Freeman Business) ... Fluence Analytics is a Tulane University spin-out that specializes in continuous analytics and process control solutions for the polymer and biopharmaceutical industries. Ranked by CB Insights as one of the world’s most promising advanced manufacturing startups, the company

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Biofuel Processor Closes Loop With Composting

by Nora Goldstein (BioCycle Magazine) Acquisition of a composting facility to handle solids from used oil processing has led to a full-service organics recycling enterprise. -- Joe Renwick got his feet wet in the biofuel business when he bought 55-gallon drums

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H2OUSTON: An Old-School Energy Nexus Leans into the Chase for Net Zero

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Texas, Partners in Performance has released a comprehensive report on the future of hydrogen and, given the deep involvement of The Center for Houston’s Future, one should not keel over in surprise that “Houston holds strategic advantages

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Bioplastics: A Crucial Pillar for Circular Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) As society moves towards sustainable development and a circular economy, one aspect that needs urgent attention is the use of plastic and plastic-based products. Praj has been developing best-in-class, lowest-in-carbon, and lowest-cost technologies for Polylactic acid

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FTC Seeks Public Comment on Potential Updates to the Green Guides, Will Begin 60-Day Comment Period in January 2023 DEADLINE: extended to April 24, 2023

(Bergeson & Campbell) The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on December 14, 2022, that it is seeking public comment on potential updates and changes to the Guides for the Use of Environmental Claims (Green Guides). FTC intends the Green Guides to help marketers avoid making

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Industry's Big Bet on Chemical Recycling Is Sparking Policy Fights across the Country

by Jordan Wolman (Politico) ... At Alterra Energy, trucks drop off shredded plastic from recycling centers across the Midwest. That plastic is heated to temperatures between 800 and 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit to break it down. The end product, 200 to

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GAO Publishes Science & Tech Spotlight on Biorecycling of Plastics

by Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton (Bergeson & Campbell)  On November 21, 2022, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a Science & Tech Spotlight on biorecycling of plastics. Biological recycling, or biorecycling, is an emerging technology that uses microbes,

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Green Energy Biofuel Encourages Recycling Food Waste, Safe Cooking This Holiday Season

(WJBF) Green Energy Biofuel is spreading the word about helping the environment.  The company was recently visited by a group from the University of South Carolina. “We had some students come down, take a tour of the plant, and show them what we

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Eni Signs Deal to Decarbonize Italy’s Motorway Network with Biomethane and Hydrogen

(Eni/AltFuels)  Autostrade per l’Italia, Eni and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) signed a contract to develop joint initiatives for the energy transition across their operations. The agreement encompasses sustainable mobility, with the specific goal of decarbonizing Italy’s motorway network. This includes

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Electric Cars – Iffy, Alcohol Cars – A Sure Thing

by Dave Stoltz (Biofuels Digest)  Electric cars for our entire light duty vehicle fleet as Governor Newsom and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) want are iffy. The key word to not getting ourselves into the same predicament that we’re

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OMV and Wood Sign MoU for Commercial Licensing of ReOil® Technology

(OMV Group) OMV, the international, integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, and Wood, a global leader in consulting and engineering solutions in energy and materials markets, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a mutually exclusive

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide ABLC Guide to Aquatech

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Aquatech International is a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets with a focus on desalination, water recycle and reuse, and zero liquid discharge. Aquatech’s Simone Callioni joined us on the ABLC stage

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Green Energy Biofuel Recognized for Growth, Positive Work Environment

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="225"] The No. 1 High-Growth Small Company award (Photo: Green Energy Biofuel)[/caption] (Green Energy Biofuel/Biobased Diesel Daily) Green Energy Biofuel, a fast-growing multiservice waste-recycling company based in South Carolina, has won several awards this year in recognition of its

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Sex Pistols, Jugs, Bottles and Speed: NREL Breaks through on a Fast, Cheap Route to Recycling Plastic in One Pot, at One Time

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) News arrives from Colorado that BOTTLE consortia researchers led by NREL have developed a process that can convert mixed plastics to a single chemical product, working toward a solution that would allow recyclers to skip sorting plastic by type.

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How Much Mining Is Needed to Save the Planet?

by Jael Holzman (E&E News/Greenwire)  With climate change pushing the U.S. toward more rapid adoption of new technologies, many Republicans and Democrats are in rare agreement on one key point: This country needs a lot more mines. But exactly how much new

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The Chemical Recycling Industry Is at a Pivotal Point in a Volatile Market Environment

(Applied Market Information) AMI has published its 2nd authoritative report on the global Chemical Recycling Industry. New in this edition, the report provides a comprehensive global directory of 181 chemical recyclers and their 449 sites, including headquarter and site level

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Sorting It Out: Fashion for Good, Circle Economy Say We Can Recirculate 74% of Clothing Fiber Back into the Supply-Chain

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  From the Netherlands comes news that the Sorting for Circularity Europe project has released its report after 16 months in their conclave. The white smoke has emerged from the chimney, habemus papam, and the news is that

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The 7 Sustainable Innovations to Watch

Chris Stokel-Walker (Neste) ... Something that is for certain, is that it is not possible for us to continue to rely on fossil fuels if we are to significantly slow down and even stop global warming.  “We need to get to a point

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Oman’s Wakud & Tadweer Unite to Convert Waste Oils into Biodiesel

by Shilpa Annie Joseph (GCC Business News)  Oman-based biodiesel project developer Wakud International (Wakud) has partnered with the leading recycler Tadweer in order to turn waste oils into biodiesel. Wakud said in a statement that the new partnership will raise

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NEW SWANA Report Evaluates Electricity and Other Alternative Fuels for Refuse and Recycling Collection Vehicles

(Solid Waste Association of North America) SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation’s report provides detailed analyses of fuel options for waste collection fleet managers --  The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) has issued an important new report

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Beeah Group’s New Recycling Facility to Produce Alternative Green Fuel from Waste

(Gulf Business)  The SRF facility will minimise waste being diverted to landfill, contribute to the circular economy, and produce lower emission, waste derived alternative fuels --  Beeah Recycling, the waste processing and material recovery business under Beeah Group, has added a

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The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Novozymes

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Novozymes – from the last syllable you can guess at their dominance in the world od creating disruptive yields through enzyme innovation — but did you know of their increasingly strong technology in yeast? What

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The Search for the Perpetual Virgin: Plastics, That Is. Olefy Undertakes the Crusade.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The news has been sizzling since last week that VTT is spinning out Olefy technology in October – with a process that can convert most of the world’s waste plastics back to usable virgin grade materials

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Felix T-Cat: Anellotech Reaches into Its Bag of Tricks to Produce a Plastic-to-Plastic Fix

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Anellotech has developed Plast-TCat technology to address the gap. Now, we have news that Anellotech has, for the first time, continuously processed solid, post-consumer plastic waste into light olefins and aromatics using its Plas-TCat catalytic pyrolysis

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European-Collected UCO as a Sustainable Feedstock

(Biofuels International)  The collection of used cooking oil is crucial to the supply of biodiesel feedstock. Biofuels International spoke to Pol Van Pollaert, Commercial Director of Quatra, a market leader in the collection and recycling of used cooking oil. ... Quatra is

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USTDA Advances Plastic Recycling in Thailand

(US Trade and Development Agency) On August 16, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a $695,820 grant to Thailand’s VAO Energy Co., Ltd. (VAO) for a feasibility study to develop a large plastic recycling facility that will strengthen Thailand’s waste

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NARA President Testifies on Rendering Sustainability Benefits before House Climate Committee

(North American Renderers Association/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Kent Swisher, president and CEO of the North American Renderers Association, testified July 15 before the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on the sustainability benefits of rendering. Swisher was one of

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BASF Introduces PuriCycle® Portfolio of Catalysts and Adsorbents to Enable Plastics Recycling

(BASF) PuriCycle® comprises novel catalysts and adsorbents solutions; Technology designed to selectively remove impurities from pyrolysis oils derived from plastic waste; Portfolio helps to enable plastics circularity BASF launches PuriCycle®, a new line of advanced high-performance products for the purification of most

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Pioneering Recycling Turns Mixed Waste into Premium Plastics with No Climate Impact

(Chalmers University of Technology/EurekAlert!) Only a fraction of the material that could be turned into new plastic is currently recycled. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have now demonstrated how the carbon atoms in mixed waste can replace all fossil

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Chemical Recycling of Plastic: Neste Acquires European Rights to Alterra Energy’s Thermochemical Liquefaction Technology

(Neste) Neste has purchased the European rights to Alterra Energy’s liquefaction technology, further solidifying the company’s efforts to advance chemical recycling. Alterra Energy is a US-based company that has developed a proprietary thermochemical solution for liquefaction of hard-to-recycle plastic. In Akron,

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Businesses Eye Biofuels in Decarbonization Drive

by Hirotake Sano (Japan News-Yomiuri/Star Advertiser) Efforts to reuse cooking oil and food waste as biofuel are spreading among restaurant chains and food manufacturers. In addition to being an effective way to recycle kitchen waste, the work is gaining attention as

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Cenro Urges Dabawenyos to Donate Used Cooking Oil for Biodiesel

by Iona Finlay C. Mendoza (SunStar/Davao) DABAWENYOS are urged to donate used cooking oil to be used for the BioDiesel facility of the city government, said City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) on June 21, 2022. Cenro Information Education Campaign Unit

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KFAS Signs Agreement to Produce Biofuels from Plastic Waste

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) In Kuwait, the Kuwait News Agency reports that the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research and Q8 Research & Technology Centre signed a tripartite agreement to implement a project to produce

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Johnson Matthey Expands Presence in Green Hydrogen with Stake in AEM Electrolyser Pioneer Enapter

(Johnson Matthey)  Today, Johnson Matthey, a global leader in sustainable technologies, enters into a strategic partnership with Enapter, a pioneer and commercial leader in AEM electrolysis. AEM is a next generation electrolyser technology that promises to drive down the cost of green hydrogen

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Fulcrum BioEnergy Successfully Starts Operations of Its Sierra BioFuels Plant

(Fulcrum BioEnergy) World's first waste to fuels plant achieves major milestone with the production of syngas from landfill waste   --  Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a pioneer in the creation of net-zero carbon, drop-in transportation fuels from landfill waste, today announced the completion

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This Company's Under-the-Radar Investments Are Turning Trash Into Renewable Energy

by Matthew DiLallo (Motley Fool)  -WM is investing heavily to boost its RNG output. -The move will enable it to produce more renewable energy and fuel its entire fleet. -WM is one of several companies investing heavily in the emerging

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Darling Ingredients Inc. to Acquire Largest Independent Brazilian Rendering Company, FASA Group

(Darling Ingredients/PR Newswire)  Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR), the world's leading company turning food waste into sustainable products and producer of renewable energy, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Brazil's largest independent rendering company, FASA Group for approximately R$2.8 billion Brazilian

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Rwanda Signs Agreement with Eni to Evaluate UCO Collection, Biobased Diesel Feedstock Production

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni S.p.A. and the government of Rwanda signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) this month to evaluate the feasibility of circular-economy projects focused on collecting used cooking oil and

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Turning Wastewater into a Resource: A Graduate Student’s Solution to Climate Change

(UCLA Samueli) These days, civil and environmental engineering doctoral student Kevin Clack spends his time investigating innovative ways to improve water resilience in arid metropolitan regions such as Los Angeles, but he didn’t always know he wanted to pursue a

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World of Renewable Fuels Gathers at ABLC 2022 in Washington, DC

by Justin McPherson (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The 2022 ABCL conference, held March 16 – 18 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC, brought together many different companies, organizations, and ‘ordinary’ people from a variety of different backgrounds, all with their

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Argonne Pioneers New Processes to Create Materials for Batteries, Biofuels

(Newswise/Argonne National Laboratory) New chemical separations enable battery recycling, biodiesel  --  When recycling cans and bottles, at some point it becomes necessary to separate out plastic from metal. When recycling car batteries, getting out the most valuable metals also requires a separation,

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Greasezilla Partners with LEND Environmental to Produce Premium UCO and Brown Grease Biofuels in Los Angeles

(Greasezilla)  Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla® fats, oils and grease (FOG) and used cooking oil (UCO) separation and processing system, is partnering with LEND Environmental to accelerate recycling of used cooking oil and grease trap waste across southern

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Repsol Starts Construction of Spain's First Advanced Biofuels Plant at Its Cartagena Refinery

(Repsol) • Repsol's Chairman, Antonio Brufau, visited the facilities of the Cartagena refinery where construction work has begun on Spain's first advanced biofuels plant. During the visit Brufau was accompanied by the Director of the refinery, Antonio Mestre. The visit was

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Overcoming Gaps in Plastics Value Chain: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Nexant ECA

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Material Recovery Facilities have poor economics. Consumers don’t want to be inconvenienced by recycling. There are gaps and challenges to the plastics value chain so what do we do? Nexant shares solid solutions like increasing

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NEP Moves to Powering Its Whole Broadcast Fleet Using Sustainable GD+ HVO from Green Biofuels

(NEP Group/Globe Newswire) The media technology and outside broadcast leader is implementing new GD+ HVO across its UK fleet as part of growing sustainability programme  -- NEP announced today (February 7, 2022) that it has switched its fleet of OB (Outside Broadcast)

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Bioplastics: Re-shaping the Future of Our Planet

by Pramod Kumbhar (Praj Industries/Biofuels Digest) ... Bioplastics are a sustainable solution to the impending plastic pollution crisis. They are produced from sustainable feedstocks. Bioplastics like polylactic acid (PLA), polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are biodegradable. They can bring a significant reduction in carbon

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Carbios Accelerates Its Industrial Development

(Carbios) This industrial scale-up is supported by the excellent results obtained at the demonstration plant, which launched in September 2021; Two world-class PET producers have been shortlisted to host the reference unit operating Carbios’ technology and the final choice of

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Biggest Breakthrough in Plastic Recycling

by Anjana Nair (Bio Market Insights)  ... The recent research from the Aarhus University, Denmark, demonstrated for the first-time computer vision technology, which can be used to differentiate between a wide range of plastics according to their chemical composition. Applied on

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Neste Successfully Concludes First Series of Processing Trial Runs at Industrial Scale with Liquefied Waste Plastic in Porvoo, Finland

(Neste)  Neste has successfully concluded its first series of trial runs processing liquefied waste plastic at its Porvoo refinery in Finland. After kicking the series off with its first-ever industrial scale trial run with liquefied waste plastic in 2020, Neste has

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Department Of Energy Announces $13.4 Million Investment to Combat Plastic Waste and Reduce Emissions Across The Plastics Industry

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $13.4 million to seven projects for research and development of novel recycling processes and technologies that that will cut plastic waste and reduce the energy consumption and carbon emissions of single-use plastics at every stage of their lifecycle.   Single-use plastics – plastic bags,

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Megatrends in Sustainability Under the Microscope: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Nexant

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Find out what Steven Slome from Nexant thinks is hot in biofuels, biochemicals and sustainability in this illuminating slide guide from ABLC 2021. From a shift in green priorities, to areas of key growth in

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Recyclability vs Recycling Infrastructure: How to Engage Stakeholders and Align Solutions --- January 18, 2022 --- ONLINE

Companies are innovating at an unprecedented speed to offer products that are more sustainable and provide greater value to customers. For businesses to be truly sustainable, they must look beyond the immediate use of products and understand the full lifecycle

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Brightmark Receives ISCC PLUS Certification

(Brightmark) Certification ensures compliance with high ecological and social sustainability requirements, greenhouse gas emissions savings, and traceability throughout the supply chain   -- Brightmark, LLC the global waste solutions provider, today announced that its Ashley, Indiana Plastics Renewal Facility has been ISCC

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Don’t Pitch Those Peels, Recycle Them: California’s New Food-Waste Law

by Francine Kiefer (Christian Science Monitor)  ...  beginning Jan. 1, (California) is requiring every city and county to have a program to collect organic waste ... and turn it into compost, biofuel, or energy. Several states, and even a few countries,

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Bioproducts: A Clean Energy Solution Fact Sheet

(U.S. Department of Energy) In an effort to build a 100% clean energy economy, the United States is investing in research to develop innovative products made from biological material. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to meet these goals will require more than

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Revolutionary Renewables: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Avantium

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Did you know Avantium’s two lead products are FDCA, the chemical building block for PEF, a novel, plant-based polyester targeting $200+ billion markets and PlantMEG, a plant-based alternative for fossil-MEG, a key ingredient for PET

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New Statewide Mandatory Organic Waste Collection

(CalRecycle) Beginning in 2022, SB 1383 requires every jurisdiction to provide organic waste collection services to all residents and businesses.   “Jurisdiction” means a city, county, a city and county, or a special district that provides solid waste collection services.  “Organic waste”

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Valencia Installs 300 New Domestic Oil Recycling Containers on Public Roads

(Valencia Plaza (Google Translation)) The Valencia City Council has begun to install the 300 new domestic oil recycling containers, which are expected to be located in different streets and squares of the city of Valencia until the beginning of next year,

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How to Communicate With Consumers About Chemical Recycling Solutions --- December 9, 2021 --- ONLINE

Consumers around the globe are craving more sustainable products, and brands are struggling to figure out how to deliver on their recycled content goals. Chemical recycling, also known as advanced or molecular recycling, will be a crucial part of the

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The Ecoplanta Project, the Only Spanish Candidacy Pre-selected by the European Commission Innovation Fund

(Enerkem) • The waste recovery project in El Morell, Ecoplanta Molecular Solutions, the result of the joint venture between Enerkem, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery Spain and Repsol, has been pre-selected by the European Commission Innovation Fund for its contribution to

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$3.3 Trillion Opportunity for Fiber as Feedstock: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to ECOR

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ECOR’s carbon negative material can be used to replace the petrochemical laden legacy forest products currently rely on and by using fiber as feedstock and a non-toxic, low CO2 production process, ECOR is answering the

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Living, Moving Biomimicry Dress, Corn-based Sneakers, Cactus Leather, Wood-based Batteries and More: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of November 25th

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) On a day when many are eating way too much turkey, clothing that moves and grows with you sounds like a good idea, but how about self-destructing clothing – a “living” concept dress called “Biomimicry”

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Lummus and Braskem Partner to License Technology for Two Green Ethylene Projects

(Lummus Technology/PR Newswire) -Lummus and Braskem execute MoU for joint licensing two projects of leading technology to produce green ethylene from ethanol based on Braskem's process operated at their plant in Triunfo, Brazil - Leveraging Lummus and Braskem's extensive experience and

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Orbex Set to Launch World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Space Rocket

(Orbex/SpaceRef) The carbon footprint of launching the new Orbex Prime space rocket will be up to 96 per cent lower than comparable space launch programmes, a new scientific study has revealed. Prime is poised to become one of the most environmentally friendly

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Neste and Hesburger to Launch a Significant Circularity Collaboration – Used Cooking Oil Collected from More than 300 Restaurants to Produce Renewable Diesel

(Neste)  Neste and Hesburger, a Finnish restaurant chain, will engage in a significant circular economy collaboration. Used cooking oil from more than 300 Hesburger restaurants in Finland and in the Baltics will be recycled to produce renewable diesel. As a result

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Degradation of Biobased Plastics in the Soil

(Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research) The idea of biodegradable plastics sounds good at first. However, very little is known about how they are degraded in the soil and how this is influenced by climate change. In two recent studies, soil ecologists

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Spain's Nexolub Signs 10-Year Waste Oils Offtake Deal

by Adam Porter (Argus Media)  Spanish trading company Nexolub has signed a 10-year offtake deal with tyre recycling firm Life for Tyres (L4T) to market advanced waste oils from a new plant in Puertollano. The project, due to be completed in

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Waste to Hydrogen: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Ways2H

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Ways2H has overcome issues associated with conventional gasification and are creating value out of waste with their waste-to-hydrogen tech. From the Japan Blue Energy project and input/output options to how the process of taking various

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Repurposing Infrastructure Facilitates Food Waste Codigestion

by Nora Goldstein (BioCycle Magazine)  The City of Muscatine, Iowa utilized ingenuity and existing infrastructure to transition its water pollution control plant into a Water & Resource Recovery Facility. -- Jon Koch, Director of the City of Muscatine, Iowa Water

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Competitive Edge: Clariter’s Plastic Waste Technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... Clariter transforms plastic waste no one wants into high-value, pure industrial products that everybody needs. Since its formation in 2003, Clariter’s technology has provided a new alternative for plastic recycling. While the industry is currently turning plastic

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The Major Problems Blocking America’s Electric Car Future: The Electric Future Is Coming. But How Quickly Is Less Certain.

by Daniel Yergin (Politico) ... Targets may be motivating. But no matter how much money is spent, shifting such a vast industrial and consumer ecosystem that is so basic to the economy faces big challenges, with the result that the

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Felix Leach and Kelly Senecal on Racing Toward Zero: The Untold Story of Driving Green

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies)  For this video podcast, I spoke with Dr. Felix Leach, Associate Professor of Engineering Science at Oxford University and Dr. Peter Kelly Senecal, Co-Owner and Vice President, Convergent Science on their just-released book, Racing Toward Zero: The

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New Tech for Recycled Plastic Polymers: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to NexantECA

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Today, recycling plastics and advances in depolymerization technologies that have the advantage of creating a recycled monomer with identical properties to the virgin monomer suitable for all applications, including food contacts. NexantECA’s Marisabel Dolan and

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Recycling Plastic Has Been an Uphill Challenge. Could Chemical Recycling Change That?

(PBS NewsHour)  Plastic pollution is a global threat on our lands and seas. Since World War II, we have created over 9 billion cubic tons of it, yet its recycling remains extremely limited. As part of our "Breakthroughs" series, Miles

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Analysis Shows Enzyme-Based Plastics Recycling Is More Energy Efficient, Better for Environment

(National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  BOTTLE Consortium Effort Develops Model That Finds Sizeable Energy and Carbon-Saving Benefits for Recycling PET, a Common Plastic Used in Bottles, Clothing, Carpet --  Researchers in the BOTTLE Consortium, including from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s)

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Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals --- March 23-24, 2022 --- hybrid event – ONLINE and Cologne, Germany

The conference is one of the most established worldwide and has developed into a unique meeting and networking place for the entire Carbon Capture & Utilisation (CCU) and Power-to-X industry and its customers. The first day will focus on green

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Carbon-Negative Bioplastic Made from Air, Invasive Plants Turned into Yoga Mats, Cultured Chicken Progress, Renewable Fiber Innovations, and More: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of July 2nd

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) We’ve covered food made from air here, but Germany-based company Made of Air has developed a bioplastic derived from burnt plant and forestry waste, or biochar, that can be used in many ways. So far, H&M’s sunglasses

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Green Energy Biofuel Featured on NPR’s South Carolina Business Review

(Green Energy Biofuel/EIN Presswire)  BioJoe Renwick shares with listeners how his growing recycling enterprise, Green Energy Biofuel, has become more diversified and adaptive through the pandemic.  --  BioJoe Renwick, co-founder and owner of recycling firm Green Energy Biofuel, was recently featured

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Brightmark to Build World’s Largest Advanced Plastics Recycling and Renewal Facility in Macon, GA

(Brightmark) New state-of-the-art plant will sustainably recycle and convert all types of plastic waste into fully circular products --  Brightmark, the global waste solutions provider, today announced that it will build the world’s largest advanced plastics recycling and renewal facility

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DOE Announces $14.5 Million to Combat Plastics Waste and Pollution DEADLINE June 28, 2021

(U.S. DOE) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced an investment of up to $14.5 million for research and development to cut waste and reduce the energy used to recycle single-use plastics like plastic bags, wraps, and films. This funding directed

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 17: Where Does Organic Waste End up?

by Ahmed Abdellah and Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced BiofuelsUSA)  Organic waste from homes and facilities typically ends up in a landfill decomposing and releasing methane into the atmosphere. Methane is known as a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Do

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National Recycling Forum Awards and Conference --- December 8, 2021 --- London, UK ENTRY DEADLINE June 25, 2021

MRW Is Proud to Unveil The National Recycling Forum, bringing together its prestigious National Recycling Awards and National Recycling Conference to sit under one name – the National Recycling Forum. The MRW National Recycling Awards are the most prestigious awards

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How Green Are Electric Vehicles? In Short: Very Green. But Plug-in Cars Still Have Environmental Effects.

by Hiroko Tabuchi and Brad Plumer (New York Times) Here’s a guide to the main issues and how they might be addressed. -- ... But a lot depends on how much coal is being burned to charge up those plug-in

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 4: Biobased Products and Bioplastics

by Nathália Fernandes Pimentel* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  When we think about green transitioning, the most popular images we idealize are windmills, solar panels or electric cars. But apart from energy, many products still have a large impact on carbon emissions

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A Better Way to Recycle CFRP: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Mild Chemical Recycling of Thermoset Composites

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From current carbon fiber recycling methods to the way of the future– mild chemical recycling – this slide guide from Washington State University researchers is one you won’t want to miss. Their latest research on

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Green Energy Biofuel Adds Landfill-free Recycling, Cleaning Services for Industrial Customers

(Green Energy Biofuel/EIN Presswire)  Green Energy Biofuel (GEB), the one-stop-shop for all organic recycling needs big and small, continues to grow. The South Carolina-based company began more than a decade ago as a local grease collector and biodiesel producer, but since then

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Mura Announce Teesside Project Commences Build & New Partnerships

(Mura) Mura are delighted today to announce that construction has started on the world’s first commercial-scale plant to use our revolutionary HydroPRSTM process, able to recycle all forms of plastic waste and provide the raw ingredients for a sustainable circular plastic economy. HydroPRS™

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Managing On-Farm Plastic Waste and Growing the Bioeconomy

(Government of Canada; Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) ... Today (March 22, 2021)  the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced funding of more than $4.5 million for five new projects that will improve plastic waste management and

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Gimme a Piece of That! Licella, Nestlé, Others Have Sweet News on Plastic Waste to Plastic Resource

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) It was a big week of news for Licella and their Cat-HTR platform in Australia with two soft plastic project announcements. First, Licella joined forces with a group of high-profile companies like Nestlé and LyondellBasell,

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National Recycling Forum, Awards and Conference --- December 8, 2021 --- London, UK

MRW is proud to unveil The National Recycling Forum, bringing together its prestigious National Recycling Awards and National Recycling Conference to sit under one name – the National Recycling Forum. The MRW National Recycling Awards are the most prestigious awards in the recycling and resource

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Is Tire-Derived Fuel the Future of Energy?

(Solid Equipment Company) Learn how the TDF industry is gaining global momentum as the benefits of this innovative process pave the way toward a more sustainable future. --  Roughly 280 million scrap tires are produced in the United States each

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REA Publishes ‘Green Pathway’ to Accelerate Drive to Net Zero and Provide Thousands of New Jobs

(Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology) REA’s ‘Strategy for Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies’ has been published, producing a green pathway that outlines the measures that need to be taken to deliver net zero and support the UK’s economic

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Separation Tech for Biobased Products: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Sulzer Chemtech

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  What are the latest separation technologies for biobased product applications like biofuels, biochemicals, biopolymers? Dr. Singh from Sulzer Chemtech USA shared this illuminating slide guide on their distillation, evaporation, membrane, extraction, crystallization and polymerization technologies,

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Advancing the Bioeconomy: From Waste to Conversion-Ready Feedstocks Workshop Summary Report

(U.S. Deprtment of Energy) The Advancing the Bioeconomy: From Waste to Conversion-Ready Feedstocks Workshop, coordinated by the Bioenergy Technologies Office, gathered experts in the fields of waste management, solid materials handling, and biofuel and bioproduct development and production to give

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Auto Industry Peers into an Electric Future and Sees Bumps Ahead

by Steven Mufson (Washington Post)  ...  (T)he question is not, ‘Can we sell to the wealthy?’ It is, ‘Can we get the everyday household in mainstream America to buy an EV?’ and we’re still a long way away from that.” Meanwhile,

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NREL Reports Sustainability Benchmarks for Plastics Recycling and Redesign

(National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Researchers developing renewable plastics and exploring new processes for plastics upcycling and recycling technologies will now be able to easily baseline their efforts to current manufacturing practices to understand if their efforts will save energy and reduce

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Sustainability Plan 2030: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Avantium

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Avantium just released its Sustainability Plan ‘Chain Reaction 2030’, highlighting the company’s ambitious vision to achieve a fossil-free chemical industry by 2050. By outlining future plans and next steps alongside a series of case studies,

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Waste Makes Haste – D.O.E., SABIC, TOTAL, PLASTIC ENERGY Racing to Recycle Plastics into Higher-Value Materials

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy released the Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information seeking stakeholder input on the Draft Roadmap. Originally announced in November 2019, the Plastics Innovation Challenge is a

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NREL Reports Sustainability Benchmarks for Plastics Recycling and Redesign

(National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Researchers developing renewable plastics and exploring new processes for plastics upcycling and recycling technologies will now be able to easily baseline their efforts to current manufacturing practices to understand if their efforts will save energy and reduce

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Biodegradable Computer, Cow Intestine Lamps, Soy-based Turf, Air-to-Meat: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the Week of January 22nd

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) We all know the huge toll that electronics have on our planet, from the rare-earth metals like lanthanum, terbium, and dysprosium needed in the creation stage to what to do with quickly outdated electronics and

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Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and Request for Information

(U.S. Department of Energy) In January, 2021, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information (RFI) seeking stakeholder input on the Draft Roadmap. Announced in November 2019, the Plastics Innovation

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