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Creating sustainable material from waste

Researchers report low-pressure method to convert industrially processed biomass into plastics, chemicals


It’s no secret that we need more sustainable materials if we hope to help the planet. Bio-derived materials are one potential option, but they must be economical if anyone is going to use them. For instance, a better bio-based milk jug would be great. However, if the milk sells for $20 per gallon ...


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The biodegradable battery - an ecological miracle

New mini-capacitor consists of carbon, cellulose, glycerin and table salt


The number of data-transmitting microdevices, for instance in packaging and transport logistics, will increase sharply in the coming years. All these devices need energy, but the amount of batteries would have a major impact on the environment. Empa researchers have developed a biodegradable ...


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Liquid shock absorbers


Remarkable liquid materials called colloids stiffen under impact. Researchers funded by the SNSF have studied the effect of powerful impacts such as those produced by firearms or micrometeorites. At first glance, colloids resemble homogeneous liquids such as milk or blood plasma. But in fact ...


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Scientists getting warmer on mimicking anti-freeze in nature


Researchers from the University of Leeds have taken an important step forward in mimicking nature's prowess at protecting cells from deep-freeze conditions. The new research reveals how glycerol prevents ice crystals from forming in water as the solution is cooled to -35°C, with important ...


BASF and Oleon celebrate grand opening of propylene glycol production plant


The oleochemical company Oleon has started up a new manufacturing plant for producing bio propylene glycol (PG) from glycerin in Ertvelde, Belgium. The plant is the first of its type worldwide, leveraging a highly sustainable production process developed and licensed by BASF and jointly realized ...


Univar’s South Kirkby food production site first to receive ISO 22000 certification


Univar announced that it has been awarded the ISO 22000 certification for its South Kirkby food production site in the UK. This is the first Univar production site to receive this recognition. The Univar South Kirkby site produces citric acid solutions which are used predominantly in the soft ...


The Linde Group develops sustainable hydrogen production process


The technology group The Linde Group is developing an process for the sustainable production of hydrogen from biogenic raw materials. Hydromotive GmbH, a subsidiary of The Linde Group, is to build a demonstration plant from mid-2009 at the chemical site in Leuna, Germany, which will produce ...


Vogelbusch optimises important aspect of the bioethanol production from woody raw materials


Vogelbusch GmbH, which is based in Vienna (Austria), announced that it has applied for a patent for an efficient fermentation process for the high-yield extraction of bioethanol from materials containing hemicellulose. Working in partnership with the Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical ...


Dow Epoxy Advances Glycerine-To-Epichlorohydrin and Liquid Epoxy Resins Projects by Choosing Shanghai Site

Innovative Technology Provides Significant Environmental & Cost Advantages


Dow Epoxy announced Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) as the selected site for its world-scale 150,000-MTPA glycerine-to-epichlorohydrin (GTE) plant and 100,000-MTPA liquid epoxy resins (LER) plant. Both plants are slated to start up in the 2009-2010 timeframe. The announcement follows the ...


INEOS Plans Major Investment in New Biodiesel Facility at Port of Antwerp


INEOS Enterprises has announced details of its proposals for a major investment in a new biodiesel facility at the INEOS site at Zwijndrecht in the Port of Antwerp. The investment, which will be in excess of EUR90 million, forms part of the Company's strategy to deliver significant growth and ...


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