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Sustainable Feedstock for Plastic Production

Posted on March 30th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

We’ve looked before at the problems of plastic manufacture, and plastic waste in particular. In a report recently published, the European Commission (EC) has made the development of a roadmap for plastics a high priority. Continue reading “Sustainable Feedstock for Plastic Production” »

Emitted Methane as Feedstock for Bio-manufacturing – improving the Earth’s climate in small bites

Posted on February 20th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

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(Source: The Business Journals, www.bizjournals.com)

 

There are good reasons for the burning flares in refineries, chemical and natural gas processing plants and oil wells.  From a distance it looks like a tall chimney with a red flame atop.  The primary function of the flares is to act as safety devices.  Continue reading “Emitted Methane as Feedstock for Bio-manufacturing – improving the Earth’s climate in small bites” »

A European Plan For Sustainability

Posted on February 9th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Just over a year ago, the European Commission (EC) began implementing a plan to modernize the European economy with a focus on sustainable consumption and production. Continue reading “A European Plan For Sustainability” »