Tag: waste to ethanol

Trash to Treasure – From Canada to Europe, Enerkem turns trash to cash

Trash to Treasure – From Canada to Europe, Enerkem turns trash to cash

February 17, 2018 |

In Canada, more big news is coming out of Enerkem with the latest waste-to-chemistry project in Rotterdam to be the first of its kind in Europe to provide a sustainable alternative solution for non-recyclable wastes, converting waste plastics and other mixed wastes into new raw materials. Background In case you’ve been hibernating this winter and […]

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Edmonton falls short of waste diversion and biofuel goals

Edmonton falls short of waste diversion and biofuel goals

February 3, 2018 |

In Canada, a garbage audit shows that the city of Edmonton is not meeting its waste diversion goals, partially due to Enerkem’s biofuels project not running at full capacity. Enerkem turns Edmonton’s municipal solid waste into methanol and ethanol. The audit report also shows that the amount of waste diverted from the landfill has declined […]

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Indiana county gives Powers 30-day extension for waste-to-ethanol project

Indiana county gives Powers 30-day extension for waste-to-ethanol project

July 20, 2012 |

In Indiana, NWI Times is reporting that the Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board has given Powers Energy of America a 30-day extension to provide evidence that it can finance its proposed waste to ethanol plant. The extension was given after Powers revealed that it had received a letter from Marathon Petroleum expressing interest […]

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NY's Finger Lakes council launches 5-year renewables, waste-to-ethanol plan

NY's Finger Lakes council launches 5-year renewables, waste-to-ethanol plan

November 14, 2011 |

In New York, the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council has submitted its five-year economic strategy, in the hopes of earning up to $1 billion in state support. The proposal includes 10 projects that, if funded, could create thousands of jobs in the nine-county region. Among the projects is a US$300 million waste-to-ethanol plant at […]

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