The Scoop on Poop: 6th Most Bizarre Biofuels Story of the Year

July 28, 2010 |

6. Right up there with “bunnies from biofuels” in the ewe factor, was this R&D advance reported by Applied Clean Tech and Qteros, which reported the development of high yield ethanol opportunities with liquid solid waste. The companies said they are the first to demonstrate commercial success in creating ethanol from the cellulose in municipal and agricultural liquid waste, and to offer a process that all municipalities can use to help reduce expenses.

By using ACT’s proprietary feedstock, Qteros and ACT’s researchers found that an ethanol production plant can produce 120–135 gallons of ethanol per ton of Recyllose.

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