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9 April 2021

Ein stabiler Kupfer-Katalysator für die CO2-Umwandlung

Das Klimagas CO2 lässt sich in größere Kohlenstoffverbindungen umwandeln, die als Grundchemikalien für die Industrie oder als Kraftstoffe genutzt werden können

Avantium secures new offtake contracts for planned FDCA flagship plant

Final Investment Decision Progress Update

Renewable, Climate Positive and Circular: The Beverage Carton Roadmap to 2030 and Beyond [Promoted content]

Packaging can and should continue to contribute to the EU Green Deal ambitions and in particular to climate neutrality, circularity and biodiversity

Green Looks Good On You: Smile Beverage Werks, P.B.C. Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

Biobased products are cost-comparative, readily available, and perform as well as or better than their conventional counterparts

8 April 2021

TOP Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) draws worldwide attention

From international brands to leading chemical and bioeconomy companies to innovative start-ups for CO2 utilisation, companies are collaborating to guide a smart transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon

MIT engineers make filters from tree branches to purify drinking water

Prototypes tested in India show promise as a low-cost, natural filtration option

How sustainable fuel will help power aviation’s green revolution

SAFs have the potential to become a significant part of new approaches to enable an industry that relies entirely on fossil fuels today to lower carbon pollution tomorrow

140,000 square kilometres of solar cells for carbon-free air traffic in 2050

A new study shows the enormous challenges of sourcing synthetic fuels, and the pressure to act for politicians. The coronavirus crisis is a window of opportunity

140.000 Quadratkilometer Solarzellen für CO2-freien Flugverkehr im Jahr 2050

Eine neue Studie zeigt die enormen Herausforderungen der Umstellung auf synthetische Treibstoffe und den Handlungsdruck für die Politik. Corona-Krise als Chance zum Umsteuern

Novamont and Iren sign circular bioeconomy agreement

The project will also focus on composting plants using optical selection technologies and maximising recycling

Repsol chooses Rampf technology for PU recycling project

The move is part of Repsol's plan to turn its production sites into areas with a low, zero or even negative carbon footprint

Natural Fibres are Natural Partners for Responsible Fibre Consumption

Natural fibres such as wool and cotton offer many solutions to the current environmental crisis

7 April 2021

BASF, SABIC and Linde join forces to realize the world’s first electrically heated steam cracker furnace

The parties strive to offer a promising solution to significantly contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions within the chemical industry

BASF, SABIC und Linde arbeiten gemeinsam an der Realisierung des weltweit ersten elektrisch beheizten Steamcracker-Ofens

Bis zu 90 Prozent weniger CO2-Emissionen bei großtechnischer Anwendung möglich

Celanese to Expand Capacity and Utilize Recycled CO2 for Methanol Production at Clear Lake, Texas Facility

Expansion of methanol production from recycled CO2 supports environmental targets

Strom aus dem Parkett

Piezoelektrisches Holz

Nestlé launches bio-based lids and scoops made from renewable resource

Nestlé announced today that it will introduce bio-based lids and scoops made from sugar cane and its byproduct for a range of its nutrition products for infants and children

RED II: EU Commission can’t see the wood for the trees, analysts warn

Transport is responsible for 27% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the EU and several pieces of legislation have failed to bring about major changes

Nachhaltigkeitsprämie Wald

Die anhaltende Trockenheit seit dem Jahr 2018 hat auf 285.000 Hektar so große Schäden hinterlassen, dass sie wiederbewaldet werden müssen

6 April 2021

DMC CTO & Co-Founder Mike Lynch Publishes Technoeconomic Analysis (TEA) Calculator to Take the Guesswork Out of Bioprocess Development

The Bioprocess Technoeconomic Analysis (TEA) tool will help users – academics, startups, funding agencies, R&D team, and investors – make commercially relevant decisions about technology development and deployment

Deutschlands 725-Milliarden-Euro-Schatz ist in Gefahr

Der deutsche Wald stirbt – und mit jedem Baum wird auch ein finanzieller Wert vernichtet

Air Liquide and ArcelorMittal join forces to accelerate the decarbonisation of steel production in the Dunkirk industrial basin

This partnership is the first step towards the creation of a new low-carbon hydrogen and CO2 capture technologies ecosystem in this major industrial basin

Synthetic Biology, A Tool For Marine Conservation?

New synthetic biology innovations could help protect key marine populations threatened by hidden consumer demands

Marktrecherche mit Hilfe der FNR-Datenbank „Nachwachsende Produktwelt“

Über 6.000 gelistete biobasierte Produkte sowie Hersteller- u. Händleradressen

1 April 2021

TOP Bioeconomy is not alone – from Bioeconomy to Carbon Management

The bioeconomy faces great expectations and hopes in the fight against climate change, and at the same time is viewed critically. The biggest problems in building a strong bioeconomy are direct and indirect land use changes, which have significant impacts on biodiversity, climate change, and food security

WASTX Plastic: World’s biggest factory for chemical recycling announced

Test phase of the first P 1000 module of the WASTX Plastic, which processes up to 1,000 kg of plastic daily

WASTX Plastic: Weltweit größter Standort für chemisches Recycling angekündigt

Fertigstellung des ersten P1000-Moduls der WASTX Plastic, das täglich bis zu 1.000 kg Kunststoff verarbeitet.

Researchers mimic photosynthesis, convert CO2 into solar fuel

This process of converting CO2 into solar fuel also generates oxygen from water

Electrochaea Expands Business Development Team in North America and Europe

Electrochaea’s grid-scale energy storage solution converts renewable energy and carbon dioxide into grid-quality renewable methane for storage and distribution

Neste joins the eFuel Alliance

Low-carbon fuels are the only sustainable solution to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from existing combustion engines around the world

Neste tritt der eFuel Alliance bei

CO2-arme Kraftstoffe sind die einzige nachhaltige Lösung, um die Treibhausgasemissionen der existierenden Verbrennungsmotoren weltweit zu reduzieren

Beverage carton industry releases ten-year roadmap outlining vision and commitments for its sustainable packaging

Beverage cartons are a recyclable low carbon packaging solution that protects food and beverages

TIPA compostable packaging expands into Australian market with expert hire

Compostable packaging producer TIPA has announced its expansion into the Australian and New Zealand markets with an expert new hire

31 März 2021

Wheat straw, mango peels could be used for renewable food packaging

This is one of the main findings of a recent doctoral study at Stellenbosch University (SU)

Devan launches range of bio-based fragrances for textiles

The range consists of Natural Lavender, Menthol, Wild Mint, a Citrus Blend and will be expanded over time

Der Fonds der Chemischen Industrie hat das Unterrichtsmaterial zu Nachwachsenden Rohstoffen auf den neusten Stand gebracht

Diese Themen gehören in den Schulunterricht

Emballator Innovation Center is testing new bio-based material

A bio-based material made from lignin, a residual product from Scandinavian woods, is being tested at Emballator Innovation Center for packagings

Haldor Topsoe and Nel ASA to offer end-to-end green ammonia and eMethanol™ solutions

Green ammonia and eMethanol™ are both considered promising low-carbon transportation fuels and energy carriers

30 März 2021

Aviation leaders launch first in-flight 100% sustainable aviation fuel emissions study on commercial passenger jet

A team of aerospace specialists has launched the world’s first in-flight emissions study using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a wide-body commercial passenger aircraft

Landesregierung fördert Aufbau einer weltweit einzigartigen Speicher- und Transporttechnologie für Wasserstoff mit neun Millionen Euro

Minister Pinkwart: Hochinnovatives Projekt in Dormagen unterstützt das Rheinische Revier dabei, zu einem führenden Wasserstoffstandort zu werden

The Global Industrial Bioeconomy Opportunity: Is Canada Going to Get Serious?

If you heard Canada is sitting on an untapped $200 billion/year sustainable economic development opportunity, would you not want to hear more?

Sustainable farming ambitions: between the CAP and the Green Deal

After years of negotiations, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for reaching a deal on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Nachhaltige Landwirtschaft: Zwischen GAP-Reform und Green Deal

Nach jahrelangen Verhandlungen scheint es Licht am Ende des Tunnels zu geben: Eine Einigung über die Reform der Gemeinsamen Agrarpolitik der EU ist in Sicht

29 März 2021

Why RED III will fail just as three Renewable Energy Directives have already

The EU transport sector had just 6.3% renewables in real terms in 2019, a substantial portion of which was palm oil in various forms.  With a 2010 starting point of around 4%, this 6.3% is a pitiful result, writes Eric Sievers

Outdoor pants made of old tires

The new product line of the outdoor apparel company VAUDE will be available in stores from March 2022

Altreifen werden zu Outdoor-Hosen

Das Ziel: Einen messbaren Beitrag für die Umwelt leisten

BASF invests in biotechnology start-up Bota Bio

Bota Bio’s next-generation industrial biology platform is a combination of computation and cutting-edge biotechnology

BASF investiert in junges Biotechnologie-Unternehmen Bota Bio

Industrielle Biologie-Plattform der nächsten Generation von Bota Bio ist eine Kombination aus Computer- und hochmoderner Biotechnologie

Univar Solutions and Novozymes partner to bring innovative, sustainable biotechnology products to customers in the United States and Canada

Under the agreement, Novozymes will continue to utilize direct sales in addition to Univar Solutions’ strong distribution capability to address customers of all sizes

26 März 2021

The Biocomposite Recycling Industry Group (BRIG)

News from the first meeting