Tag: New Hampshire

Buy Timberland glasses, plant a tree that won’t become timber

Buy Timberland glasses, plant a tree that won’t become timber

November 22, 2021 |

In New Hampshire, popular urban boot brand Timberland has launched an eyewear line that uses biobased materials and plants trees for every purchase.   Available in both corrective frames and sunglasses, the shades are relatively affordable as far as the category goes. A sporty pair in a panto shape will set you back $130 and […]

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Dartmouth professor leads $1.2M DOE C. thermocellum research project

Dartmouth professor leads $1.2M DOE C. thermocellum research project

October 7, 2021 |

In New Hampshire, a Dartmouth Engineering Professor will lead new research funded by a $1.2 million, three-year grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate the use of biomass to produce next-generation fuels and chemicals. The researchers’ goal is to use C. thermocellum, a type of bacteria that is a promising candidate for […]

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Clean shave, clean plant: Biobased razor subscription launches online

Clean shave, clean plant: Biobased razor subscription launches online

March 8, 2021 |

In New Hampshire, Sustain Shave Club is making online, subscription-based sales more sustainable with disposable razors with up to 35% wheat straw content.  For $10, the company will send 10 razors, plant a tree, and buy carbon neutral offsets for shipping.  About 2 billion disposable razors end up in landfills or in the environment annually, […]

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Itaconix delivers first odor-control polymer to Croda

Itaconix delivers first odor-control polymer to Croda

January 9, 2020 |

In New Hampshire, Itaconix has delivered its first order of ZINADOR 35L, an odor control polymer, to Croda. The Company announced in October 2019 an expansion of its global supply agreement in odor control products with Croda to include both ZINADOR 22L and 35L. The new ZINADOR 35L is a more concentrated version of Itaconix’s […]

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Dartmouth College looking to transition to biomass and UCO biodiesel energy

Dartmouth College looking to transition to biomass and UCO biodiesel energy

April 27, 2017 |

In New Hampshire, Dartmouth College is exploring a transition from coal to biomass and potentially biodiesel from used cooking oil to produce part of its energy needs, integrating with solar, wind and other technologies as well. The plan is under development partially with its host city as well, some of whose schools have already transitioned […]

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Keene State College first to heat a college campus with 100% UCO

Keene State College first to heat a college campus with 100% UCO

October 4, 2016 |

In New Hampshire, Keene State College announced that it is the first, and currently only, college or university in the United States to heat a college campus with 100 percent purified waste vegetable oil. The announcement comes during Campus Sustainability Month, an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. The biofuel is a product of […]

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Donald Trump to release views on RFS in a few weeks but ethanol industry confident

Donald Trump to release views on RFS in a few weeks but ethanol industry confident

November 11, 2015 |

In New Hampshire, Donald Trump says he’ll share his views on the RFS and ethanol mandates in a few weeks when he releases his policy report on the subject. Until then he’s sidestepping questions about the topic, but the ethanol industry feels confident that he is supportive of the policy and will continue to be […]

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Sprague Resources completes purchase of New York’s largest biodiesel port

Sprague Resources completes purchase of New York’s largest biodiesel port

December 9, 2014 |

In New Hampshire, Sprague Resources announced its subsidiary has completed the asset purchase of Castle Oil Corporation and certain of its affiliates including Castle’s Port Morris terminal and its associated wholesale, commercial, and retail fuel distribution business for a combined $56 million in cash and SRLP units, plus payments for Castle’s inventory as of closing. […]

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Keene University investigating toxicology of biodiesel particulates

Keene University investigating toxicology of biodiesel particulates

October 13, 2014 |

In New Hampshire, researchers at Keene University are studying the toxicology of biodiesel particulates. The team mounted particle impactors in the operator’s cabs in machinery at the Center, collecting samples of both petroleum diesel and biodiesel exhaust. The impactors can separate out different sizes of extremely tiny particles, which lets the researchers see exactly what […]

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Granite State Biofuels seeks equity raise through crowdfunding

Granite State Biofuels seeks equity raise through crowdfunding

July 23, 2014 |

In New Hampshire, Granite State Biofuels has decided to employ a funding campaign on the increasingly popular crowdfunding website Indiegogo.com. During a period of turmoil and uncertainty regarding government policies and subsidies relating to alternatives to petroleum based fuels, it has become increasingly difficult for small producers to access capital. In the absence of stable […]

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