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Greening your beer with brewery’s CO2 eating algae, blockchain tracing, converting brewery waste into detergents and more

Greening your beer with brewery’s CO2 eating algae, blockchain tracing, converting brewery waste into detergents and more

July 5, 2020 |

As alcohol consumption keeps rising – thanks in part due to 4th of July celebrations, Covid-19 and quarantines, a struggling economy, and the start of summer for many countries – how do we compensate for the brewing process carbon footprint? One way is to just drink enough alcohol that you end up not caring. But […]

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UK researcher produces charcoal briquettes from brewery waste

UK researcher produces charcoal briquettes from brewery waste

November 28, 2019 |

In the UK, breweries in the EU throw out around 3.4 million tons of unspent grain every year, weighing the equivalent of 500,000 elephants. Using just 1kg of the grain, a researcher from the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering has been able to create enough activated carbon to spread across 100 football pitches. The results have […]

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Successful PHYCO2 brewery wastewater trials using algae celebrated

Successful PHYCO2 brewery wastewater trials using algae celebrated

February 13, 2017 |

In Michigan, PHYCO2 announced the successful treatment of wastewater from breweries to comply with state water discharge limits for nitrates and phosphates. During Phase 4 of the multiyear trial with Michigan State University, the research of sequestering CO2 for algae growth has shown that PHYCO2’s algae photobioreactor (APB) can be utilized to treat wastewater through algae growth and […]

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CU Boulder researchers develop energy storage from brewery waste

CU Boulder researchers develop energy storage from brewery waste

October 11, 2016 |

In Colorado, CU Boulder engineers have developed an innovative bio-manufacturing process that uses a biological organism cultivated in brewery wastewater to create the carbon-based materials needed to make energy storage cells. This unique pairing of breweries and batteries could set up a win-win opportunity by reducing expensive wastewater treatment costs for beer makers while providing […]

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Vermont manure and brewery waste sugar waste stream has extremely high yields

Vermont manure and brewery waste sugar waste stream has extremely high yields

July 21, 2014 |

In Vermont, a project which uses cow manure and beer brewery waste to create a high-sugar content waste stream has projected yields and energy balances comparable to other projects which have used direct sugar streams, according to the project’s USDA grant. The Vermont Fuel Dealers Association was awarded a $51,000 grant in 2013 to research […]

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Vermont to study dairy and brewery waste for growing algae

Vermont to study dairy and brewery waste for growing algae

October 2, 2013 |

In Vermont, the USDA has awarded the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association a $51,000 grant to study growing algae for biodiesel on a dairy farm in the state. Waste streams from the Fiddlehead Brewery will be added to the phosphorous and nitrogen produced from the dairy’s existing anaerobic digester to provide the new home for algae.

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Greenbelt and Biofuels & Energy Execute Contract for Colorado Project

Greenbelt and Biofuels & Energy Execute Contract for Colorado Project

September 27, 2018 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation and Biofuels & Energy executed a contract for engineering services on the SLV Biopro Project located in San Luis Valley, Colorado. Greenbelt will provide engineering consulting services to B&E during the development phase of this project, which intends to utilize various food wastes and surplus, including potato industry processing waste […]

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NCM Biotech and Greenbelt Resources team on cannabis extraction testing service

NCM Biotech and Greenbelt Resources team on cannabis extraction testing service

February 8, 2018 |

In California, NCM Biotech and Greenbelt Resources Corporation announced they are entering into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to jointly develop and operate a cannabis extraction testing service with facilities in California and Oregon. When operational, the facilities will serve the global medical cannabis market. NCM Biotech has a process, patented in 2016, for extracting […]

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Biomass-Fed Chemical Process Projects, 2017

Biomass-Fed Chemical Process Projects, 2017

January 28, 2018 |

By Dr. Bernard Cooker, Chemical Processing Solutions, Consultant with Lee Enterprises Consulting Inc. Special to The Digest This is a review of the biomass-fed chemical process projects producing renewable chemical products which were published in Chemical Engineering Progress (CEP) and Chemical and Engineering News (CEN) from 1/1/17 to 12/18/17. It includes activity in biochemicals, biopolymers […]

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NCM Biotechnology chooses Greenbelt Resources bioethanol to test for CBD extraction process

NCM Biotechnology chooses Greenbelt Resources bioethanol to test for CBD extraction process

August 27, 2017 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation announced that its bioethanol will be tested for potential use by Natures Comfort Meds Biotechnology during its patented CBD extraction process. The bioethanol being used is produced from local brewery waste, and NCM Biotechnology selected Greenbelt for testing because its bioethanol is a greener, cleaner and more sustainable bioproduct, according […]

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