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Italian coffee producer Lavazza to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program

Italian coffee producer Lavazza to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program

February 9, 2020 |

In Italy, Lavazza and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines signed an agreement which will make the coffee company the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program. The program contributes actively to making the airline industry more sustainable by stimulating the availability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a large scale. The cooperation between KLM and […]

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Corpse to compost, Jose Cuervo’s agave to straws, Ford’s coffee waste parts, Reebok biokicks, cellulose optical fibers, catalysts algorithms, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 12th

Corpse to compost, Jose Cuervo’s agave to straws, Ford’s coffee waste parts, Reebok biokicks, cellulose optical fibers, catalysts algorithms, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 12th

December 11, 2019 |

From Jose Cuervo’s new project to convert agave byproduct into biodegradable straws to death (corpse to compost), this week’s Top 10 Innovations are a hoot to boot. Car maker Ford is using McDonald’s coffee waste in car parts, and a New Zealand airline is using edible coffee cups made from biscotti to reduce in-light service […]

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Air New Zealand launches trial of edible coffee cups

Air New Zealand launches trial of edible coffee cups

December 9, 2019 |

In New Zealand, Air New Zealand has begun trialing edible coffee cups with customers in the air and on the ground as it explores new and innovative ways to meet its sustainability challenges. The airline currently serves more than eight million cups of coffee each year. The ‘twiice’ edible cup trial backs up Air New Zealand’s recent switch to […]

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Compostable coffee capsules, banana waste bioplastic, cocoa husk chocolate wrappers, cactus leather, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 4th

Compostable coffee capsules, banana waste bioplastic, cocoa husk chocolate wrappers, cactus leather, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 4th

December 3, 2019 |

The holiday season is in full gear for some and this means coming up with gifts for family and friends. For The Digest readers this week, there is no dearth of biobased alternatives to consider like leather alternative made from cactus which the entrepreneurs creatively named Desserto, or some sweet chocolate by an Indian-based chocolatier […]

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London Stansted to have all coffee waste turned into bio-bean logs

London Stansted to have all coffee waste turned into bio-bean logs

October 17, 2019 |

In the UK, the East Anglian Daily Times newspaper reports that London Stansted Airport has teamed with bio-bean to transform all of the coffee bean waste produced at the airport’s 21 concession stands, restaurants and cafes into biofuel following a successful trial. The first 2,000 logs produced from coffee bean grounds will be given away […]

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Washington State researchers develop 3D plastic composite using coffee grounds

Washington State researchers develop 3D plastic composite using coffee grounds

October 15, 2019 |

In Washington state, plastic composite made partly from waste coffee grounds is a tough but environmentally friendly material for 3D printing, according to new Washington State University research. The work could lead to new applications for 3D printing as well as make better use of waste materials. Reporting in the journal, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, the […]

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Seaweed underpants, Trump straws, BASF renewable chelating agents, CBD extraction, biometric IDs for airlines, upcycling coffee waste, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 9th

Seaweed underpants, Trump straws, BASF renewable chelating agents, CBD extraction, biometric IDs for airlines, upcycling coffee waste, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 9th

August 8, 2019 |

SpongeBob SquarePants must be pretty darn excited today with Lidl’s announcement that they will soon sell seaweed-based underpants produced by Florida-based Nanonic. But that’s not all – with politics ramped up in the news comes “Trump straws”, airlines checking out your face with biometric identification so you can get onboard more quickly, BASF’s first renewables-based […]

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Biomass-based 3D printing, renewable solvents, fermentation-based CBD, coffee waste upcycling, algae-based ink, limestone paper and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of May 31st

Biomass-based 3D printing, renewable solvents, fermentation-based CBD, coffee waste upcycling, algae-based ink, limestone paper and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of May 31st

May 30, 2019 |

As we wrap up the last day of the month of May, the pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of May 31st In today’s Digest, biomass-based 3D printing, renewable solvents, fermentation-based CBD, coffee waste upcycling, algae-based ink, limestone paper — these and […]

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Coffee without the coffee bean, bioplastic burial pods, fruit and algae clothing, soy straws, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of April 12th

Coffee without the coffee bean, bioplastic burial pods, fruit and algae clothing, soy straws, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of April 12th

April 11, 2019 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of April 12th In today’s Digest, coffee without the coffee bean, bioplastic burial pods, fruit and algae clothing, soy straws — these and more, ready for you now at The Digest online. #1 Coffee without […]

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Coffee sunglasses, cotton biofuel cells, evolving yeasts, biobased boat stickers, microalgae chemicals, potato plastic, bioplastic shoes: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 5th

Coffee sunglasses, cotton biofuel cells, evolving yeasts, biobased boat stickers, microalgae chemicals, potato plastic, bioplastic shoes: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of December 5th

December 4, 2018 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of December 5th. #1 Do you smell coffee? That’s my sunglasses! In Ukraine, the world’s first coffee-based sunglasses are now available thanks to eyeglass designer brand Ochi. They use a biopolymer based on coffee, flax […]

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