Author Archive: Jim Lane

rss feed

Sustainable Products: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Genomatica

Sustainable Products: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Genomatica

July 1, 2020 |

The pursuit of sustainable materials through biotechnology — that’s the promise of Genomatica, as we have examined its journey across the development of numerous products and partnerships. In this deck, Genomatica looks at its sustainability scorecard.

Read More

12 Japanese firms for R Plus Japan JV to pursue renewable chemicals, plastics, invests in Anellotech

12 Japanese firms for R Plus Japan JV to pursue renewable chemicals, plastics, invests in Anellotech

June 30, 2020 |

From New York and Japan comes news that 12 cross-industry partners within the Japanese plastics supply chain have formed R Plus Japan Ltd., and will invest in the development of Anellotech’s Plas-TCat technology for recycling used plastics. Member partners include Suntory MONOZUKURI Expert Ltd. (SME, a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings Ltd.), TOYOBO Co. Ltd., Rengo […]

Read More

Enabling Circular Systems: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Cellulosic Fibers

Enabling Circular Systems: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Cellulosic Fibers

June 30, 2020 |

Viscose/Rayon, Lyocell, Modal and Cupro – all fibers you’ve probably heard of and they happen to constitute the second most important group of cellulosic fibres after cotton, with an annual production volume of around 6.7 million tons annually – or approximately 6.2% of the total fibre production volume – and growing. Man-Made Cellulosic Fibres 2030 takes a […]

Read More

Covid Pandemic Economic Recovery Initiative

Covid Pandemic Economic Recovery Initiative

June 29, 2020 |

By Russ Freeman, PE Retired Special to The Digest Governments at all levels will face a double-edged economic recovery dilemma driven by business closures and job losses: (1) loss of income, sales and property taxes; and (2) a significant increase in demand for services such as food, shelter, and healthcare. One possible answer lies in […]

Read More

CSI’s 2040 Blueprint for Pacific Northwest: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Clean Materials from Waste

CSI’s 2040 Blueprint for Pacific Northwest: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Clean Materials from Waste

June 29, 2020 |

This slide guide offers a vision and roadmap — a ‘blueprint’ — for the Pacific Northwest to transform its increasingly outdated solid waste management system by 2040, at a time when waste leaders are grappling with the most profound set of challenges they have faced in 40 years. The 2040 Blueprint for Clean Materials offers 5 […]

Read More

Digging into Dung and Anaerobic Digestion: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Biogas and RNG from Manure

Digging into Dung and Anaerobic Digestion: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Biogas and RNG from Manure

June 28, 2020 |

On last week’s DigestConnect webinar, Christopher Bush, Founder of Canada-based Catalyst Agri-Innovations Society shared this fun and informative slide guide complete with poop pictures and more importantly, the reason why cow manure and farm waste makes a fantastic renewable biogas and renewable natural gas. From the feedstock advantages of manure to the economic side and ROI, dig into […]

Read More

Nutrition, Health, Sustainable Living: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to DSM’s Covid-19 Response and Q1 2020

Nutrition, Health, Sustainable Living: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to DSM’s Covid-19 Response and Q1 2020

June 24, 2020 |

DSM’s annual meeting was virtual like many others this year due to Covid-19, but DSM is  optimistic about the future of 2020, reporting a solid Q1 for 2020 and early actions on Covid-19 that ensured continuity of operations and supply to customers. DSM’s co-CEOs Geraldine Matchett & Dimitri de Vreeze shared in this illuminating presentation how 2019 […]

Read More

ABLC Digital line-up, DigestConnect community launch, BioChannel.TV expansion announced

ABLC Digital line-up, DigestConnect community launch, BioChannel.TV expansion announced

June 24, 2020 |

In Florida, the Digest unveiled its new DIGESTCONNECT Digital Community, and complete plans for ABLC Digital, which takes place July 7-10, 2020. More than 100 speakers, 1600 slides, 500+ participants already registered.  The Digest also unveiled its expanded BioChannel.TV ASIA and BioChannel.TV EUROPE services that will stream more than 20 hours of ABLC Digital content […]

Read More

Network Like Crazy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to ABLC Digital

Network Like Crazy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to ABLC Digital

June 24, 2020 |

In Florida, the Digest unveiled its new DIGESTCONNECT Digital Community, and complete plans for ABLC Digital, which takes place July 7-10, 2020. The Digest also unveiled its expanded BioChannel.TV ASIA and BioChannel.TV EUROPE services that will stream more than 20 hours of ABLC Digital content in business hours all over the world. How will the bioeconomy […]

Read More

Energy Transition in Times of Coronavirus: A Challenge and an Opportunity

Energy Transition in Times of Coronavirus: A Challenge and an Opportunity

June 23, 2020 |

By Pierroberto Folgiero, CEO of NextChem Special to The Digest It is clear to everyone today that the coronavirus outbreak will produce a relevant crisis at a global level, triggering a serious economic slowdown and it seems likely that the economic downturn will have as an immediate effect a drop in carbon dioxide emissions. In […]

Read More