Tag: Georgia

Bio-boating: Yamaha to use cellulose nanofiber in watercraft and sport boat engines

Bio-boating: Yamaha to use cellulose nanofiber in watercraft and sport boat engines

November 21, 2022 |

In Georgia, Yamaha Marine U.S. will use plant-derived cellulose nanofiber (CNF) reinforced resin in the manufacture of select parts for watercrafts, including sport boat engines, beginning in 2024. CNF reinforced resin is a new high-strength material manufactured by kneading and dispersing CNF, a biomass material made from wood resources, into resins such as polypropylene. The […]

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DG Fuels to supply Delta with 385M gallons SAF from end-2027

DG Fuels to supply Delta with 385M gallons SAF from end-2027

August 30, 2022 |

In Georgia, Delta and DG Fuels, LLC are taking an important step together to expand the availability of sustainable fuel, with a new low-emissions SAF, which is critical to achieving a more sustainable future for aviation.  Under a new agreement, the low-emissions fuel company plans to establish a new SAF supply stream that could provide […]

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POET to acquire marine transload facility in Georgia

POET to acquire marine transload facility in Georgia

August 4, 2022 |

In Georgia, POET has signed a purchase agreement with Savannah Marine Terminal (SMT) to acquire its rail-to-container transload facility in Savannah, Georgia. The acquisition will include all equipment and real estate to operate the grain transload facility. The Port of Savannah, one of the highest volume container ports in the U.S., has geographic synergy with […]

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SYNLawn introduces soybean-based putting green

SYNLawn introduces soybean-based putting green

June 20, 2022 |

In Georgia, soybean-based artificial grass maker SYNLawn has introduced a portable putting green to help golf enthusiasts practice their short game in a sustainable way.  According to the company, the Portable Golf Green with Fringe is “expertly designed” to provide customers with the most realistic putting surface.  “As the weather gets warmer, more and more […]

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Granbio secures unopposed confirmation on EU 2G ethanol patent

Granbio secures unopposed confirmation on EU 2G ethanol patent

June 2, 2022 |

In Georgia, GranBio secured the unopposed confirmation of European Patent No. EP 3259360, originally granted on August 25, 2021. The European patent has been successfully validated by GranBio in 31 countries for patent protection: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, […]

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Earth is Lovin’ It: Georgia McDonald’s pilots biobased cups

Earth is Lovin’ It: Georgia McDonald’s pilots biobased cups

May 2, 2022 |

In Savanah, Georgia, McDonald’s is testing cups made from equal parts recycled materials and biobased plastic made from the company’s own used cooking oil.  Twenty-eight franchises in the city will be testing the cups, which they claim are nearly identical to cups made from virgin fossil-based plastics.  The pilot is part of the fast food […]

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Bocce goes biobased

Bocce goes biobased

February 21, 2022 |

In Georgia, artificial grass maker SYNLawn—known for using biobased ingredients, such as soy and sugarcane—has developed a line of turf specifically for Bocce.  Called SYNPro, the Bocce Ball Court System is available for commercial and residential installations.  “Since more and more people want to spend time outdoors, we have seen an increase in the popularity […]

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USDA researchers find carinata-based SAF could reduce GHG emissions 68%

USDA researchers find carinata-based SAF could reduce GHG emissions 68%

December 9, 2021 |

In Georgia, carinata, also known as Ethiopian mustard, is an oilseed crop that can be grown across the southern U.S. during winter months. The oil obtained from crushed carinata seeds can be refined to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This could reduce up to 68 percent of carbon emissions compared to a unit of conventional […]

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Georgia Institute of Technology researchers figure out how to produce Martian rocket fuel

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers figure out how to produce Martian rocket fuel

October 27, 2021 |

In Georgia, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a concept that would make Martian rocket fuel, on Mars, that could be used to launch future astronauts back to Earth.  The bioproduction process would use three resources native to the red planet: carbon dioxide, sunlight, and frozen water. It would also include transporting […]

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Coca-Cola, UPM and Changchun Meihe Science & Technology launch bMEG

Coca-Cola, UPM and Changchun Meihe Science & Technology launch bMEG

October 18, 2021 |

In Georgia, the Coca-Cola Company, Changchun Meihe Science & Technology and UPM announced the first planned commercialization of technologies to efficiently convert second-generation biomass to plant-based monoethylene glycol (bMEG). This next-generation technology marks a significant step forward toward commercializing a process that is not only more efficient than current bMEG technologies but is based on […]

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