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19 Februar 2021

BASF und Siemens Energy wollen bei Carbon Management zusammenarbeiten

Eine Modernisierung des elektrischen Netzes am Standort Ludwigshafen unter Einbeziehung des digitalen und CO2-optimierten Produktportfolios wird evaluiert

18 Februar 2021

The circular economy can help save the planet –⁠ if we start innovating now

There is a mismatch between multinationals struggling to keep pace with circular innovation, and entrepreneurs who lack the resources to scale up

Müllberge durch FFP2-Masken: Firma bringt wiederverwendbare Alternative auf den Markt

„VivaMask“ stellt Stoffmasken aus Cellulosefasern her, die wiederverwendbar und biologisch abbaubar sind

Coca-Cola to test market paper bottle prototype in limited trial

First-generation paper bottle prototype consists of a paper shell with a recycled plastic closure and -liner inside

Dow and Henkel bring sustainability to hot melt adhesives

Dow customer Henkel’s Technomelt SUPRA ECO line to achieve another milestone in both companies’ sustainability goals

Grünen Wasserstoff direkt in der Windturbine erzeugen

Eine neue Lösung soll einen Elektrolyseur vollständig in eine Offshore-Windturbine integrieren, um dort direkt grünen Wasserstoff zu erzeugen

VTT, Neste et al in search for e-fuels breakthrough

Altogether, EUR 6 million (about $7.2 million USD) is invested in a collaboration project for the development of the production of fuels in Finland

VTT, Neste and their partners seek breakthrough in Finnish e-fuel technology

The market for electrolysis technology, which is a key to the production of synthetic fuels, is expected to grow more than 20-fold in the coming five years

An interview with Jukka Kantola, CEO NC Partnering

The signs of climate change are there for all to see, for instance more storms and drought

17 Februar 2021

European Parliament adopts resolution on the new Circular Economy Action Plan

MEPs voted 574 in favour, but also called on the commission to include more stringent targets to protect natural resources and reduce consumption

99O™: So werden Textilien biologisch abbaubar und nachhaltig

Spezieller Polyester-Stoff von Sunfeng ist giftstofffrei und perfekt für die Kreislaufwirtschaft auch in der Sport- und Outdoor-Industrie geeignet

Scottish industrial biotechnology community hits combined turnover milestone

Companies approach £750 million and are on course to surpass 2025 target of £900 million

Eastman: Kunststoffrecycling-Anlage in Tennessee in Planung

Investition von fast $250 Millionen geht in neue Raffinerie, wo mithilfe einer innovativen Recyclingtechnologie Spezialwerkstoffe aus Kunststoffabfällen entstehen sollen

INEOS Styrolution and Polystyvert establish joint development agreement aimed at advancing a circular economy for polystyrene

Patented advanced recycling technology offers a unique approach to achieving high quality recycled polystyrene

Elon And Exxon Agree: Carbon Capture Is Set To Explode In 2021

Robust research and development portfolio, supported by government initiatives, will be a key to rapid progress in this arena

Clariant and Harbin Hulan Sino-Dan Jianye Bio-Energy announce license agreement for sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology in China

This agreement marks the second license deal for Clariant’s sunliquid® technology in China and its fifth signed license deal globally

Clariant und Harbin Hulan Sino-Dan Jianye Bio-Energy geben Lizenzvereinbarung für die Zellulose-Ethanol-Technologie sunliquid® in China bekannt

Diese Vereinbarung ist das zweite Lizenzabkommen für Clariants sunliquid®-Technologie in China und die fünfte unterzeichnete Lizenzvereinbarung weltweit

Fintoil gets green light for crude tall oil biorefinery in the Port of HaminaKotka

The 200 000 tonnes-per-annum plant has recently been granted environmental and construction permits

16 Februar 2021

Water-repellent and more: coating textiles sustainably with chitosan

In the last few years Fraunhofer IGB and partners in the HydroFichi project have researched how this can be done

Wasserabweisend und mehr: Textilien mit Chitosan nachhaltig beschichten

Wie dies funktionieren kann, hat das Fraunhofer IGB mit Partnern im Projekt HydroFichi in den letzten Jahren erforscht

Thélios, Mazzucchelli 1849 and Eastman Join Forces to Push Forward Sustainable Innovation in the Eyewear Industry

The three entities are working jointly on the release of acetate eyewear frames which will be significantly more sustainable than the current offer

Italien: Gemeinde Roccasecca will Hanf nachhaltig nutzen

Das Potenzial für die Entwicklung einer Hanfkunststoff-Lieferkette sowie die Sanierung lokaler Böden wird wahrgenommen und gefördert

Synkero builds facility in the port of Amsterdam, producing sustainable aviation fuel from CO2

With this plant, Synkero’s ambition is to produce 50,000 tons of sustainable aviation fuel annually

Neste reports strong results for renewable products segment

Nameplate capacity for renewables increased from 3 million metric tons per year to 3.2 million metric tons per year during the second quarter of 2020

Novel photocatalyst effectively turns carbon dioxide into methane fuel with light

If carbon dioxide could be converted into energy, it would be killing two birds with one stone in addressing the environmental issues

Neste’s renewable products helped customers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally by 10 million tons in 2020

The amount equals the annual carbon footprint of 1.5 million average EU citizens

Die erneuerbaren Produkte von Neste halfen unseren Kunden 2020 bei der Reduzierung ihrer Treibhausgasemissionen um 10 Millionen Tonnen

Die Menge entspricht der jährlichen Kohlenstoffbilanz von 1,5 Millionen durchschnittlichen EU-Bürgern

15 Februar 2021

deSter enters Strategic Partnership with PulPac

Together they will focus on the development and manufacturing of fiber-based, single-use food packaging products for the airline and food service industries

Bioplastik im Nachhaltigkeits-Dilemma

Wissenschaftler der Universität Bonn untersuchen die Faktoren zur Klimabilanz pflanzenbasierter Kunststoffe

Bioplastics in the sustainability dilemma

Scientists at the University of Bonn investigate the factors affecting the global land use impacts and CO2 emissions of plant-based plastics

Bioethanol aus Holz und Stroh: Technik ist international gefragt

Im Straubing produziert die Firma Clariant Bioethanol aus Reststoffen. Demnächst sollen Anlagen in mehreren Ländern entstehen. Das Produkt ist nicht nur als Kraftstoff gefragt

Regeneration: The Next Step for Outdoor Fashion

The slowdown caused by the pandemic has found the fashion industry engaged in early reflections on ways to contribute to the improvement of environmental conditions

Three Methods to Produce Rare Cannabinoids: Cultivation, Chemical Synthesis, and Biosynthesis

This article will explore each of these methods, along with explaining the unique properties of rare cannabinoids

Novozymes enters the biocontrol segment of agriculture with enzymes

The new technology has broad potential to control major pests that impact the agricultural industry and are responsible for billions of dollars of damages each year

Wasserstoff-produzierendes Enzym schützt sich selbst vor Sauerstoff

Die Entdeckung könnte es erlauben, sauerstoffstabile Enzyme als Wasserstoff-Produzenten einzusetzen

12 Februar 2021

Join the Survey for the BioMonitor study on bio-based products!

New study investigating innovative bio-based products produced with raw materials from the forest industry

Nachhaltige To-Go-Verpackungen

Analyse von Vepackungswerkstoffen – Kunststoffe und Papier im Vergleich

Could lab-grown plant tissue ease the environmental toll of logging and agriculture?

MIT researchers grow structures made of wood-like plant cells in a lab, hinting at the possibility of more efficient biomaterials production

Wie Klimaschutz und Bioökonomie mit Holz funktionieren

FNR-Webvideos erklären Nachhaltigkeit und Zertifizierung für Wald und Holz

Wood can easily be turned transparent to make energy-saving windows

University of Maryland researchers came up with a method that modifies the contained lignin instead of removing it completely

The potential for carbon-capture tech is captivating

The biggest breakthrough came with the two-year extension to the 45Q corporate tax credit for carbon removal projects in the last days of the Trump administration

Renewcell selects Valmet as the main equipment supplier for Sundsvall textile recycling plant in Sweden

Renewcell’s new Ortviken plant is scheduled to begin operations in the first half of 2022

BEMIS Associates Partners with DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products to Launch First Sewfree® Product Made From Renewable Material

Bio-Based Sewfree® adhesive features a low modulus and better recovery and is designed to be used where soft hand, high bond strength and ability to mold are required

11 Februar 2021

DSM partners with Sympatex Technologies to launch mass-balanced bio-based Arnitel® specialty materials

Sympatex to use Arnitel to manufacture its waterproof, windproof, and breathable membranes for sports applications

Poster-Set der FNR neu aufgelegt

Sechs Poster plus Broschüre bieten Lehrenden und Lernenden Informationen zu nachwachsenden Rohstoffen und dem Wald

CO2 removal from the atmosphere using sustainable energy

TU Delft research group together with Wetsus and Caltech analysed sustainable technologies for CO2 removal, and compared them for the first time

SK Global Chemical: Kooperation mit Brightmark beim Kunststoffrecycling

Beide Seiten wollen eine Kunststoffrecycling-Anlage im kommerziellen Stil errichten, um die Recyclingraten von Plastikmüll enorm zu vergrößern

Circle of plastics

A completely circular plastic, thanks to Versalis' Hoop project which applies innovative chemical recycling techniques to waste

Veolia and Carbon Clean announce first carbon capture trials in UK Energy Recovery Facilities

Veolia currently operates ten UK plants that take around 2.3 million tonnes of non-recyclable waste and transform this into electricity for over 430,000 homes

Commercial CCU Plant using LanzaTech Technology Receives RSB Advanced Products Certification

Carbon Recycling Facility leads the way in production of sustainable materials with world leading certification