Tag: USA

Biobased lingerie launch is a step forward for sustainable skivvies

Biobased lingerie launch is a step forward for sustainable skivvies

July 19, 2021 |

In the US, undergarment manufacturer Gelmart will soon release a bra with padding made from sugarcane. Vogue Business noted that the sustainable brassiere will be available in August and would be a major step forward for a clothing category that has been at for forefront of tackling inclusivity but has lagged in sustainability performance.  “There’s […]

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Rock band partners on vegan makeup set

Rock band partners on vegan makeup set

July 19, 2021 |

In the US, rock band My Chemical Romance has partnered for a second makeup line with vegan cosmetics maker HipDot.  Inspired by the band’s 2010 album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, the set includes eyeliner, primer, and lip gloss. The individual products are named after the band’s stage monikers Party Poison, […]

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UK announces it will keep EU-era antidumping duties on US and Canadian biodiesel post-Brexit

UK announces it will keep EU-era antidumping duties on US and Canadian biodiesel post-Brexit

August 10, 2020 |

In the UK, the Secretary of State for International Trade has determined the countervailing duties on biodiesel originating in the USA (including biodiesel consigned from Canada) imposed by the following EU instrument is to be transitioned: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1519 of 14 September 2015 imposing definitive countervailing duties on imports of biodiesel originating in […]

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Yellow grease thefts on the rise in line with higher biodiesel prices

Yellow grease thefts on the rise in line with higher biodiesel prices

May 4, 2017 |

Across the US, yellow grease thefts are expected to increase come spring as demand for biodiesel continues to increase, pushing up prices to about 25 cents per pound, triple the price back in 2000 before the Renewable Fuel Standard mandated blending biodiesel. Biodiesel prices are up 12% since late February, prompting further demand for used […]

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US biodiesel production up in February at 94 million gallons

US biodiesel production up in February at 94 million gallons

May 2, 2017 |

In February, biodiesel production rose to 94 million gallons in February, up 1 million gallons from January, but 11 million gallons less than in 2016, using 736 million lb of feedstocks. Of the total, 71% of the biodiesel was produced in the Midwest with more than 50% of the feedstocks coming from soy oil, followed […]

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Argentine biodiesel exports come to a halt in light of policy shift

Argentine biodiesel exports come to a halt in light of policy shift

April 19, 2017 |

In Argentina, biodiesel exports to the US have come to a standstill will only cargos loading that were already agreed before the world came crashing down on the industry. No new deals are in the making due to the blenders credit still remaining in limbo and the likelihood that the US will lob anti-dumping duties […]

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National Biodiesel Foundation teams with Amazon for donations via school supply purchases

National Biodiesel Foundation teams with Amazon for donations via school supply purchases

August 11, 2016 |

Across the US, it’s nearly back to school time and that means two things: shopping for school supplies for kids and organizations linking up with suppliers to secure donations via those oh so vital purchases. The National Biodiesel Foundation, the foundation arm of the National Biodiesel Board, has linked with Amazon so that 0.5% of […]

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Biodiesel prices fall in Chicago and Gulf Coast as ULSD prices sink on Chinese pressure

Biodiesel prices fall in Chicago and Gulf Coast as ULSD prices sink on Chinese pressure

September 29, 2015 |

In the US, biodiesel price assessments in Chicago and the Gulf Coast have followed ultra-low sulfur prices lower to near six-year lows on Monday at $2.1270/gal and $2.0970/gal respectively. The diesel prices were mainly impacted by weaker industrial profits in China, an issue that has weighed on fuel prices over all during the past few […]

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Ethanol transport by rail is picking up again as crude transport shifts to ship

Ethanol transport by rail is picking up again as crude transport shifts to ship

June 25, 2015 |

Across the US, more ethanol is being transported by rail as some train companies look to convert their oil transport cars to carry biofuels. As crude imports become more economic by sea rather than transport by rail, and rail companies are forced to implement new stricter rules for carrying fossil fuels, lease rates for cars […]

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Ethanol’s discount to gasoline hits seven-month low

Ethanol’s discount to gasoline hits seven-month low

November 12, 2014 |

Across the US, ethanol demand may slump as the discount to gasoline narrows to the smallest in seven months, just 17 cents compared to $1.11 seen at the end of September. That shrinking discount will make E85 less economically viable. Even if the discount disappears completely, RFS will still have to be satisfied so there […]

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