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Flax fiber skis, biobased turf for 2020 Olympics, Gevo’s isoprene, Veja vegan leather, castor oil jacket membrane and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of February 8th

Flax fiber skis, biobased turf for 2020 Olympics, Gevo’s isoprene, Veja vegan leather, castor oil jacket membrane and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of February 8th

February 7, 2019 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of February 8th. In today’s Digest, flax fiber skis, biobased turf for 2020 Olympics, Gevo’s isoprene, Veja vegan leather, castor oil jacket membrane — these and more, ready for you now at The Digest online. […]

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Porsche hemp race car, cigarette butt bricks, biobased boo-boo bandages, flax phone cases, bursting balloon bubbles, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of January 16th

Porsche hemp race car, cigarette butt bricks, biobased boo-boo bandages, flax phone cases, bursting balloon bubbles, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of January 16th

January 15, 2019 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of January 16th. In today’s Digest, Porsche hemp race car, cigarette butt bricks, biobased boo-boo bandages, flax phone cases, bursting balloon bubbles — these and more, ready for you now at The Digest online. #1 […]

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Flax Energy set to receive ASTM approval for flax biodiesel soon

Flax Energy set to receive ASTM approval for flax biodiesel soon

January 30, 2013 |

In Canada, Flax Energy Corp. expects to announce during the first quarter that it is the first company in the world to receive ASTM certification for biodiesel produced from flax. Canada produces 56% of the world’s flax. The company’s cold press biodiesel production avoids the use of chemicals. Founded in 2008, the company has a […]

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Advanced Foods and Materials receives $500,000 for hemp and flax waste products

Advanced Foods and Materials receives $500,000 for hemp and flax waste products

July 23, 2012 |

In Canada, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today that Advanced Foods and Materials Canada is receiving an important investment to turn by-products of flax and hemp into high-quality fiber.  AFM will use this $500,000 investment to increase production capabilities of the technology developed by Blue Goose Biorefineries. AFM states that the development of this technology […]

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Energy Innovation to commence flax biodiesel project in Canada

Energy Innovation to commence flax biodiesel project in Canada

[ 0 ] January 18, 2011 |

In Canada, Energy Innovation Corp. will begin producing 2.6 million gallons a year of biodiesel from flax seed in a facility it is developing in Toronto. The process uses 40% of the seed for fuel while the rest is meal, with some processed into flour for human consumption. It has also developed a technology produce […]

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Bast Fibre grabs global licensing deal with mega-TP maker Georgia-Pacific

Bast Fibre grabs global licensing deal with mega-TP maker Georgia-Pacific

March 15, 2020 |

Empty toilet paper shelf images are streaming from seemingly everywhere in the U.S. right now, but apparently 4 billion people in the world don’t even use toilet paper, and the first commercially packaged TP wasn’t even developed until 1857 making it a relatively modern product from a historical perspective. Don’t fret though – if you […]

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Artificial leaf, renewable fabric, hydrogen truck, edible tray, plant bags, mushroom textiles: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of October 24th

Artificial leaf, renewable fabric, hydrogen truck, edible tray, plant bags, mushroom textiles: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of October 24th

October 23, 2019 |

This week we lead with an artificial leaf, which kinda sorta goes with plant-based shopping bags — seems as if we’re going one way, then the other, as The Pretenders once sang. Also in the news this week are renewable fabric, a hydrogen-based truck as Renault and Hyundai made big announces in the fuel cell […]

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Surf’s up with bioboards, Panasonic’s biobased appliances, CO2 textile fibers, Nestlé’s biodegradable snack bar wrapper, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of July 17th

Surf’s up with bioboards, Panasonic’s biobased appliances, CO2 textile fibers, Nestlé’s biodegradable snack bar wrapper, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of July 17th

July 16, 2019 |

Keep cool this summer with CO2 based textile fibers, biobased appliances, and surf the ocean waves on a biobased surfboard. But that’s not all because bioeconomy innovations are ripping and roaring! Here are the Top 10 Innovations for the week of July 17th. In today’s Digest, surf’s up with bioboards, Panasonic’s biobased appliances, CO2 textile […]

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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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European bioeconomy could unlock 62 million tons of agri residues annually

European bioeconomy could unlock 62 million tons of agri residues annually

April 8, 2019 |

In Belgium, education, training and awareness raising were identified as key factors to unlock the potential of 62 million tons of agricultural residues available annually in Europe during a policy conference organized by eco-innovation expert group Greenovate! Europe, where innovative examples of circular economy in the agro-food sector were presented. Rural areas cover more than 50% of Europe’s […]

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