Malaysia wants the EU to approve use of palm waste streams as biofuel feedstock

January 26, 2023 |

In Malaysia, OFI reports that the national palm oil council wants the European Union to include palm wastes and residues in its list of approved waste feedstocks for biofuel production. The use of palm oil as biofuel feedstock is highly controversial in Europe and is being phased out, which Malaysia and Indonesia continue to fight against, but creating a market for palm waste could help to reduce some of the pain. The European Union recently held an open public comment period regarding updating the list of Annex IX approved feedstocks that closed in early January.

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