The BioCannDo experience: let’s talk about bio-based products

Over the past three years, the BioCannDo project focused intensively on communicating bio-based products and the bioeconomy. The project team gained a lot of experience, which it would now like to share with other communicators. Ten key insights are presented in BioCannDo’s recent publication “The BioCanndo experience: Let’s talk about bio-based products”. What makes BioCannDo…

New biomethane plant from the collaboration between HYSYTECH & Acea Pinerolese Industriale

It will handle up to 1,500 Sm3/h of biogas produced by anaerobic digestion of the organic fraction of sorted waste. The biomethane will be injected into the natural gas distribution network with intended use in transportation. The plant, which will be installed at the Polo Ecologico of Acea Pinerolese Industriale, sited in Pinerolo (Italy), will…

Sustainable bio-based binders for furniture – SUSBIND project

SUSBIND’s highly sustainable bio-based binders will replace conventional fossil-based binders currently used for wood-based panel boards in furniture mass products. By substituting fossil-based chemicals with those from renewable resources, carbon footprint of furniture products will be reduced. This will help mitigate climate change and will also strengthen the European furniture industry through novel, cost-efficient eco-products.…

Tracking Sustainable Bioenergy Development: focus on Africa

Bioenergy production and use can make a valuable contribution to the sustainable development agenda. With careful management, various forms of bioenergy can help countries meet growing energy demand while concomitantly realizing carbon emissions reductions, climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts and improvements to citizens’ livelihoods. These benefits are best obtained through effective monitoring, research and…

Clariant to chair the coalition “Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels”: “Commission must ensure a quick and ambitious implementation of the REDII”

19 June 2019. Today Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB) nominated Gloria Gaupmann, Head of Public Affairs, Technology & Innovation, Clariant, as Chairwoman at LSB’s Annual General Meeting in Brussels. Gloria takes over the Chair from Marko Janhunen, Director, Public Affairs at UPM, who served as chair since 2017. LSB is working closely with the European Commission, Members…