Tag: France

Avantium Renewable Polymers to buy wheat-based HFS from Tereos for feedstock

Avantium Renewable Polymers to buy wheat-based HFS from Tereos for feedstock

January 11, 2022 |

In France, Avantium signed a strategic supply agreement (conditional to financial close) with Tereos Cooperative group, whereby Avantium Renewable Polymers will purchase high fructose syrup made from European wheat as the feedstock for the planned FDCA furandicarboxylic acid) Flagship Plant in Delfzijl. The multi-year agreement secures 100% bio-based and local feedstock for the flagship plant. […]

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Meet Chanel No. 1: Iconic brand launches 97% natural skin care line

Meet Chanel No. 1: Iconic brand launches 97% natural skin care line

January 10, 2022 |

In France, luxury brand Chanel is launching its first eco-friendly skincare and makeup line. No. 1 de Chanel products are made from up to 97% natural ingredients, including a new extract from the red “Czar” Camellia flower variety that has shown impressive anti-aging benefits for skin. “This flower blooms during the winter and can resist […]

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Veganuary is coming: Game of Thrones star endorses apple leather

Veganuary is coming: Game of Thrones star endorses apple leather

January 3, 2022 |

In France, faceless man/heroine of Winterfell Maisie Williams has launched an apple leather handbag in partnership with fashion brand Coperni. Williams, best known for playing Arya Stark on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, was heavily involved in the bag’s design, according to company Coperni CEO Arnaud Vaillant. “We did everything together,” he said […]

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VP Racing Fuels announces advanced bio-based components available for its race fuels

VP Racing Fuels announces advanced bio-based components available for its race fuels

December 28, 2021 |

In Texas, VP Racing Fuels announced that advanced bio-renewable components are available for adaptation with the company’s current race fuel portfolio. VP is currently developing and testing race fuels with advanced renewable components to meet upcoming renewable fuel requirements of multiple race series, including Formula 1 and IMSA. The company features more than 70 proprietary […]

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Hemp helps France claim world’s first carbon-negative building

Hemp helps France claim world’s first carbon-negative building

December 27, 2021 |

In France, architecture firm lemoal lemoal has built what it claims to be the world’s first carbon-negative building, thanks in large part to the carbon-sequestering power of hemp.  The 4,000 square foot Pierre Chevet sports hall in Croissy-Beaubourg was constructed using Hempcrete, a construction alternative that incorporates fast-growing, water-efficient hemp and has advantageous insulation, acoustic […]

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Bolloré Logistics launches SEAalternative scheme to reduce maritime transport emissions

Bolloré Logistics launches SEAalternative scheme to reduce maritime transport emissions

December 23, 2021 |

In France, Bolloré Logistics has announced the launch of its so-called SEAalternative, a new scheme to reduce CO2 emissions from maritime transport through the use of alternative fuels such as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), biogas and Biofuel.  This new solution is for one-off and regular shipments across all geographical areas, the global port management giant […]

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Arkema to expand advanced biomaterials production capacity by 50% starting mid-2022

Arkema to expand advanced biomaterials production capacity by 50% starting mid-2022

December 20, 2021 |

In France, Arkema announced a 50% global capacity expansion for its Oleris advanced biomaterials, expected to start mid-2022. It includes C7, C11 and C18 materials, comprising n-heptanoic acid, n-heptaldehyde, undecylenic acid and Esterol A. This new production capacity will be part of Arkema’s previously announced major bio-factory currently under construction on Jurong Island in Singapore. […]

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Global Bioenergies’s isododecane passes new toxicological studies for use in cosmetics

Global Bioenergies’s isododecane passes new toxicological studies for use in cosmetics

December 9, 2021 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced the success of new toxicological studies on its first cosmetic ingredient, naturally sourced isododecane, which can now be used in the large markets of skincare and haircare.  In October 2020, an initial phase of toxicological studies paved the way for the use of naturally sourced isododecane produced by Global Bioenergies […]

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GEFCO France and Gardien Transports test biodiesel in car transporters

GEFCO France and Gardien Transports test biodiesel in car transporters

December 2, 2021 |

In France, GEFCO France and Gardien Transports started testing biodiesel made from waste oil and fat in November as an alternative fuel for two car transporters distributing new vehicles in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. This one-year project supports GEFCO France’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions from its finished vehicles logistics (FVL) operations. For […]

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IEA reports compares different pathways for CCUS

IEA reports compares different pathways for CCUS

November 30, 2021 |

In France, the International Energy Agency has released a report comparing different pathways for carbon capture, use and storage. The reports shows: • Almost all CCU routes showed potential for lower life cycle emissions per ton of product compared to their counterfactual. The potential scale for deployment was much greater for fuels and building materials […]

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