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NRL bamboo ethanol refinery to produce acetic acid, furfural and bioplastic too

NRL bamboo ethanol refinery to produce acetic acid, furfural and bioplastic too

May 25, 2020 |

In India, Northeast Now reports the Numaligarh Refinery Limited bamboo-based ethanol plant under development is set to produce acetic acid and furfural in addition to 49,000 metric tons of ethanol annually and bioplastics. The facility, which is expected to come online by the end of 2021, will use 500,000 metric tons of bamboo annually as […]

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Middle East’s 1st plant-based water bottle, biofoams made from seafood waste, mushrooms, bamboo diapers, biobowls, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of March 12th

Middle East’s 1st plant-based water bottle, biofoams made from seafood waste, mushrooms, bamboo diapers, biobowls, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of March 12th

March 12, 2020 |

In Abu Dhabi, food and beverage company Agthia Group PJSC is set to launch the Middle East’s first plant-based water bottle made from corn sugar with caps made from sugarcane, and can biodegrade within 80 days. And lots of new biobased packaging solutions are coming out of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Protective Packaging Design Challenge […]

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New PHA pathway, stroodles noodle straws, bamboo poutine, seaweed bioplastic, rice husk travel mugs and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of November 28th

New PHA pathway, stroodles noodle straws, bamboo poutine, seaweed bioplastic, rice husk travel mugs and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of November 28th

November 27, 2019 |

“I can’t cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast.” — Charlie Brown It’s Thanksgiving in the U.S. today and many are gathering around the table, chatting about the latest news, like the new Air Protein – air-based food – and whether it will be served alongside…or instead of…the […]

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Biobased polycarbonate breakthrough, seaweed diapers, bamboo toothbrushes, one cow’s manure can power Toyota’s new Mirai hydrogen car and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of October 31st

Biobased polycarbonate breakthrough, seaweed diapers, bamboo toothbrushes, one cow’s manure can power Toyota’s new Mirai hydrogen car and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of October 31st

October 30, 2019 |

It’s Halloween and things are getting pretty scary out there with stinky, petroleum based, disposable, plastic diapers and plastic toothbrushes being discarded all over the world but have no fear, for a new seaweed-based reusable diaper and Colgate’s new bamboo toothbrush is here to save the day! But wait there’s other news that will calm […]

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Zero-emission hydrogen beer trucks, algae to generate clean water, cheesy biogas, algae backpacks, bamboo toothbrushes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 30th

Zero-emission hydrogen beer trucks, algae to generate clean water, cheesy biogas, algae backpacks, bamboo toothbrushes, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of August 30th

August 29, 2019 |

Pumpkin spice everything is already appearing in stores across the U.S. and so is beer for Oktoberfest, but Anheuser-Busch’s beer will be delivered using zero-emission hydrogen beer trucks! Have some cheese with that beer as cheese waste is now being converted to biogas in the UK. And for back to school folks, there are backpacks […]

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Assam Bio Refinery selects partner to develop bamboo supply chain with farmers

Assam Bio Refinery selects partner to develop bamboo supply chain with farmers

July 4, 2019 |

In India, Assam Bio Refinery that will produce ethanol from bamboo has selected the National Small Industries Corporation to facilitate the supply of bamboo from farmers to different chipping centers around the Northeast states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Meghalaya. NSIC will be responsible for developing the entrepreneurs that will be at the heart […]

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Bamboo for bioenergy a viable option in Indonesia

Bamboo for bioenergy a viable option in Indonesia

December 2, 2018 |

In Indonesia, bamboo is being looked at as a sustainable alternative bioenergy source, especially considering the country’s palm oil for biofuel being attached for deforestation and other impacts. Researchers from Australia’s RMIT University and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) consider bamboo a viable alternative since it grows fast, has a long root system, […]

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Brain regeneration, data storage with biocomputers, plastic from waste gases, bamboo diapers, gene-edited wheat, jackets from bison fluff : The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of November 29th

Brain regeneration, data storage with biocomputers, plastic from waste gases, bamboo diapers, gene-edited wheat, jackets from bison fluff : The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of November 29th

November 30, 2018 |

The pace of bioeconomy invention and change continues at a frenetic pace. Here are the top innovations for the week of November 29th. #1 Brain regeneration can happen thanks to silk biomaterial In Spain, researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid developed a silk biomaterial that can increase the survival of transplanted stem cells into […]

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NRL signs JV with Chempolis and Fortum for Indian bamboo-based biorefinery

NRL signs JV with Chempolis and Fortum for Indian bamboo-based biorefinery

June 13, 2018 |

In India, Numaligarh Refinery Limited has taken a giant step forward by establishing a joint venture, Assam Bio-Refinery Pvt. Limited (ABRPL) with equity participation of M/s Chempolis Oy of Finland and M/s Fortum 3 B.V. of Netherland to build and operate the first of its kind Bio Refinery in India which would generate renewable green fuel-bioethanol, other valuable […]

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Chemopolis creates JV with Fortum and NRL for Indian bamboo biorefinery

Chemopolis creates JV with Fortum and NRL for Indian bamboo biorefinery

May 3, 2018 |

In Finland, biorefining technology company Chempolis, the Finnish energy company Fortum, and Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL), a state-owned Indian oil company, have formed a joint venture to construct a biorefinery in the state of Assam in Northeast India. The joint venture will own the biorefinery. Construction work will begin in the autumn of 2018, with […]

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