Tag: wood waste

Advanced BioCarbon 3D develops wood-based bioplastic 3D printing material

Advanced BioCarbon 3D develops wood-based bioplastic 3D printing material

January 6, 2019 |

In Canada, Advanced BioCarbon 3D, developed wood waste-based bioplastic filament for use in 3D printing to help reach their mission of sustainable carbon-free plastics for 3D printing. Their new bioplastic product is non-flammable and moisture resistant and comes from poplar (or cottonwood) trees. Darrel Fry, CEO of ABC3D, said, “People often think of bioplastics as […]

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ARENA funds feasibility study wood waste biorefinery in New South Wales

ARENA funds feasibility study wood waste biorefinery in New South Wales

August 29, 2018 |

In Australia, the Mid North Coast of New South Wales could become home to the world’s first biorefinery turning sawmill residues into renewable diesel and renewable bitumen. On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced up to $500,000 in funding to Boral Timber, a subsidiary of Boral Limited, to […]

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Top 10 wood waste projects – Not letting waste go to waste

Top 10 wood waste projects – Not letting waste go to waste

September 30, 2017 |

Wood waste is all around and ever increasing. As much as it pains tree huggers, we chop down trees to use them for buildings, paper, and seemingly everything in between. While some scientists say we have to cut down some trees in order to save them, others say we cut down too much. Regardless of […]

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Wood waste biofuel could boost shipping industry sustainability

Wood waste biofuel could boost shipping industry sustainability

May 29, 2014 |

In the UK, sustainable biofuel made from Norwegian forest wood waste could help transform the shipping industry and reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Aston University scientists are involved in the ReShip project, which will use low quality wood waste, chippings and unmerchantable wood left in forests after logging has occurred to produce new biofuels. Via […]

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KiOR starts up production at its Mississippi commercial plant

KiOR starts up production at its Mississippi commercial plant

November 13, 2012 |

In Mississippi, KiOR has opened its first commercial plant in Columbus that will produce 13 million gallons of renewable gasoline and diesel from wood waste and non-food crops when it is up to full production within the next nine to 12 months.

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Washington state aims at legislation for aviation biofuels from wood wste

Washington state aims at legislation for aviation biofuels from wood wste

[ 0 ] January 13, 2011 |

In Washington state, the Commissioner for Public Lands says he will propose legislation to use wood waste as a feedstock for renewable jet fuel. He wants the Department of Natural Resources to launch a pilot project under its forest biomass program to study manufacturing methods, markets and supply sources to convert forest wood waste to […]

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Russia to produce biojet fuel from sawdust

Russia to produce biojet fuel from sawdust

[ 0 ] November 10, 2010 |

In Russia, the deputy transport minister has announced that the country will begin producing biojet fuel from sawdust due to the vast amount of forestry waste in the country. Though the fuel is not expected to be cheaper than kerosene, the government will not apply an environmental tax to it. More on the story.

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