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29 Januar 2021

Hemp building materials have big role to play in environmental renewal

According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), hemp is a non-toxic feedstock that delivers a number of unique properties for a broad range of building applications

U.S. Soy Turf to Cover More Ground Than Ever in 2021

For 2021, North America’s largest manufacturer of artificial grass is set to add more soy than ever to its products, which will increase its use of U.S. soy by 10%

US-Soja-Rasen soll 2021 mehr Boden als je zuvor abdecken

Für 2021 ist Nordamerikas größter Hersteller von Kunstrasen wird mehr Soja als je zuvor zu seinen Produkten hinzufügen, was den Einsatz von US-Soja um 10% erhöhen wird

Investigations have not found evidence to support Milieudefensie report allegations on serious sustainability violations within Neste’s raw material supply chain

Ensuring sustainability is central to Neste and we are committed to continuously improve our sustainability performance

28 Januar 2021

Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Vattenfall and Wärme Hamburg sign Letter of Intent for 100MW Hydrogen Project in Hamburg

The further development of the site into a so-called "Green Energy Hub" is planned

Wasserstoffprojekt am Standort Hamburg-Moorburg

Vier Partner unterzeichnen Absichtserklärung über 100 MW Elektrolyse

USDA Announces Deregulation of Cotton Developed Using Genetic Engineering

APHIS considered all public comments and conducted a thorough review of the potential environmental impacts in its final EA pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act

Solar chemicals and fuels in the dark

Recognition and understanding of persistent photocatalysis is an emerging and exciting field

Projekt „LeatherProBio“: Neue Nutzungswege für chromgegerbte Gerberei-und Lederabfälle

Polnisches Projekt will chromgegerbte Lederabfälle recyceln und das Chrom zurückgewinnen

Researchers at U of T, Northwestern use AI to accelerate discovery of industrial materials

Inversely designing new materials for natural gas separation

Biodegradable electronic display designed to help minimize e-waste

Scientists at Germany's Karlsruhe Institute of Technology created a type of electrochromic display which is biodegradable and compostable  

Microorganism breaks down phenol under extreme conditions

New pathways found for biotechnological degradation of industrial waste

Mikroorganismus baut Phenol unter extremen Bedingungen ab

Neue Wege für den biotechnologischen Abbau von Industrieabfall

Regionaler Wasserstoff aus Biomasse – sauber und effizient!

Die BtX energy GmbH bietet unterschiedliche Verfahren, um aus Biomasse hochwertigen Wasserstoff herzustellen

27 Januar 2021

SABIC and Plastic Energy set to start construction of pioneering advanced recycling unit to increase production of certified circular polymers

Project demonstrates Plastic Energy and SABIC’s ongoing commitment to drive towards a circular economy for plastics by increasing the availability of more sustainable products

Verpackt und zugenäht! Packster macht nachhaltiges Versenden möglich

Interview: Unternehmen versenden täglich Produkte aller Art. Der B2B-Onlineshop packster macht umweltfreundliches Versenden für Betriebe möglich

BIO-FED’s contribution to the EU Green Deal 2030

Company is developing and supplying now a wide range of sustainable PLA-based compounds

New Biocomp® Grades for Sirmax Group

Innovative formulations with a content of renewable biobased source up to 100%

Chitin für nachhaltige Bau- und Werkstoffe

Wie die naturgegebenen, guten Eigenschaften von Chitin dafür genutzt werden können, untersucht ein Team der Universität Stuttgart

Chitin for the development of sustainable materials for use in the construction and other industries

A team of researchers at the University of Stuttgart is researching what purposes the naturally good properties of chitin can serve

INEOS Styrolution plans to build a demonstration polymerisation plant for production of ABS plastic from recycled feedstock

New site to test production of ABS plastic from recycled feedstock

LANXESS acquires biocides specialist INTACE

Further consolidation in the area of consumer protection

LANXESS übernimmt Biozid-Spezialisten INTACE

Weitere Konsolidierung im Consumer-Protection-Bereich

Net-Zero 1 Project

The concept of a Net-Zero Project is to convert renewable energy from a variety of sources into energy dense liquid hydrocarbons

26 Januar 2021

nova Session: “Chemical Recycling – Status, Trends, and Challenges” – Final Programme available!

10 February 2021, 10:00 – 14:00 h (webinar via zoom)

Energy policy: don’t just choose low-carbon – create a new energy system

For whatever the importance of reducing CO2 emissions, usually prices will be decisive

US-Forscher wollen aus Sojabohnenschalen 3D-Druck-Material entwickeln

Die Ausgangsbiomasse, die nach der Xyloseextraktion übrig bleibt, soll dazu dienen, Naturfaserverbundwerkstoffe für den 3D-Druck herzustellen

VIDEO: Solvents and the EU Green Deal

Watch the webinar-video from European Solvents Industry Group - as the EU Green Deal is expected to impact the European chemicals industry supply chain

Novamont erwirbt BioBag und stärkt Führungsposition und weltweite Präsenz

Die Übernahme wird Novamont erlauben, auch in dünner besiedelten Gebieten von BioBags hochspezialisierter unabhängiger Distribution zu profitieren

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast: 3 sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic, EPS foam, paper packaging

Consumer Brands Association encouraged 25 of the largest CPG companies to commit to increased recycling content, minimize packaging and reusing material

Chemical recycler Quantafuel acquires 40 per cent of Geminor

Quantafuel is acquiring as stake in the company with whom it was already working to secure feedstock for its recycling facility

Neste and Avfuel create strategic partnership for sustainable aviation fuel

Neste will provide Avfuel with SAF in volumes able to meet the growing demands of Avfuel’s customers

Neste und Avfuel gehen eine strategische Partnerschaft für nachhaltigen Flugkraftstoff ein

Neste Avfuel mit SAF-Volumen versorgen, die den wachsenden Bedürfnissen der Avfuel-Kunden gerecht werden

Biocatalysis in Green and Blue: Cyanobacteria

Novel photo-bioreactor concepts and also new, and more efficient strains must be introduced to achieve economically feasible production

25 Januar 2021

TOP Doctoral student of the BioRECO2VER project wins the Green Talents Award from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research!

Laura Rovira Alsina is doctoral student in Water Science and Technology from University of Girona (Spain) and is working in the EU-funded BioRECO2VER project focusing on bio-electrochemical systems for the conversion of CO2 into chemical building blocks under thermophilic conditions.

Biodegradable fastening solutions helping to reduce agricultural plastic waste

ARaymond developed a new line of biodegradable fastening solutions for agriculture

Proteine aus Raps-Resten bereichern Technik und Industrie

„Weg vom Erdöl, hin zu nachwachsenden Rohstoffen“: So lautete die Devise der Innovationsallianz Techno-funktionelle Proteine. Die Erfolgsbilanz weist nun sieben innovative, zukünftige Produkte auf. Bio-Reststoffe werden auf neuen Wegen verwertet

Yield10 Bioscience Announces Achievement of Proof-of-Concept Milestone for Producing PHA Bioplastic in Field Grown Camelina Plants

PHA in seed as a co-product with oil and protein meal has the potential to enable production of PHA bioplastics on an agricultural scale

Ökologischer Leichtbau: Faser-Metall-Laminate mit Biomaterialien

Fraunhofer IPT will gemeinsam mit drei Partnern vollständig recycelbare Faser-Metall-Laminate mit kompostierbaren Biomaterialien produzieren

Total and Engie partner to develop France’s largest site for the production of green hydrogen from 100% renewable electricity

40 MW electrolyser will produce 5 tonnes of green hydrogen per day to meet the needs of the biofuel production process at Total's La Mède biorefinery

Greenergy invests in advanced biofuels project

Company opts for Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology to produce low-carbon fuels from waste tires

Oregon State researchers take key step toward cleaner, more sustainable production of hydrogen

The observations led to a deep understanding of what was going on behind strontium iridate’s ability to work so well as a catalyst

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Idaho National Laboratory

From biomass supply and logistics to preprocessing and conversion, AI and ML has many applications that can lower those barriers

22 Januar 2021

Linde to Build, Own and Operate World’s Largest PEM Electrolyzer for Green Hydrogen

The new 24-megawatt electrolyzer will produce green hydrogen to supply Linde's industrial customers through the company's existing pipeline network

Goodbye Granulat, hallo Wasserstoff: Leuna setzt auf Power-to-X

Gasriese Linde plant bei Merseburg das Zentrum einer regionalen Wasserstoffwirtschaft und legt dafür mit dem Bau einer 24 Megawatt-Elektrolyse vor

Biodegradability of plastics in the open environment

Biodegradable plastics are not a 'silver bullet' to solve the problem of plastic pollution - it would be better to reduce the amount of plastic we use, or to promote reuse and recycling

Direct air capture: silver bullet or red herring?

Ciaran McKeon, of Frazer-Nash Consultancy, explores the environmental potential of direct air capture technologies that actively remove CO2 from the air

Nachhaltiger Lärmschutz: 3D-gedruckte Pilze als Schallabsorber

Fraunhofer Forscher entdecken Pilzmycel für zahlreiche Anwendungen

NDSU researchers publish work on bio-based replacements to fossil fuel plastics

NDSU team created BPA alternatives that were derived from biomass feedstocks versus fossil fuels

STADLER opens new Test and Innovation Center in Slovenia focused on plastic sorting and recycling

At the new Test and Innovation Center, STADLER will offer demonstrations of the sorting process