Tag: Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

Hanwa achieves world first RSB Japan FIT Certification

Hanwa achieves world first RSB Japan FIT Certification

February 21, 2021 |

In Switzerland, Hanwa, one of Japan’s biggest importers of Palm Kernel Shells (PKS) for the energy market in the country, achieved the world’s first certification to the new RSB Japan FIT Standard and Danish packaging company Hornbæk Plast Industri A/S achieved certification for the production of bio-attributed plastic bottles from forestry industry residues under the […]

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Flying high with aviation biofuel – Continuous SAF supply arrives at SFO and LTN airports, RSB recognized by ICAO for CORSIA

Flying high with aviation biofuel – Continuous SAF supply arrives at SFO and LTN airports, RSB recognized by ICAO for CORSIA

December 13, 2020 |

Lots of news arrived recently in sustainable aviation fuel, but here are two stories you won’t want to miss. First, Signature Flight Support, Neste and NetJets celebrate the official launch of Sustainable Aviation Fuel at SFO and LTN airports which is now available for purchase. Second, RSB has officially been recognized by the International Civil […]

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RSB members approve new standard for advanced products

RSB members approve new standard for advanced products

December 15, 2018 |

In Switzerland, members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials approved their new Advanced Products Standard, calling it “groundbreaking.” The new standard was “The culmination of over 18 months of consultation, expert working groups and member dialogue,” and “provides the most robust set of sustainability requirements and criteria for the certification of non-energy products (including textiles, […]

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RSB helping with aviation fuel roadmap for Ethiopia

RSB helping with aviation fuel roadmap for Ethiopia

October 6, 2018 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials is helping develop an aviation fuel roadmap for Ethiopia. RSB’s Executive Director Rolf Hogan attended a series of meetings in Addis Ababa to take forward the initiative that was launched at the Aviation Biofuel Summit in March 2018. Shortly after the Summit, Ethiopia transitioned to a new Prime […]

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BASF joins RSB as newest member

BASF joins RSB as newest member

March 23, 2018 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials has a new member – BASF, a multinational chemicals company. BASF brings a wealth of experience in the biochemicals sector to RSB’s membership, and they anticipate relevant impact from BASF’s input on their platform. BASF wants to contribute to a thriving world that turns residues and wastes into […]

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Looking at Solazyme, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials: free “Emerging Bioeconomy” event

Looking at Solazyme, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials: free “Emerging Bioeconomy” event

August 30, 2015 |

In Washington, the “The Emerging Bioeconomy – a Case Study” will be held at a luncheon at the National Wildlife Federation’s National Advocacy Center on K Street in Washington, DC. There will be a Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials from chairperson Barbara Bramble, and “Case Study:  Considering the benefits and impacts of microalgae” focusing on the […]

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