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Algae, Food Waste And Beef Fat Will Be Making Airplanes Soar

[USA] What do beef tallow and manure have in common with t-shirts and pine needles? Turns out you can make high-quality, low-carbon transportation fuel with all of them. A growing number of biofuel producers are teaming up with Continue reading Algae, Food Waste And Beef Fat Will Be Making Airplanes Soar

UC employs synergistic approach to AD, algae and biodiesel

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that “a third of all the food produced in the world is never consumed,” totaling about 1.3 billion tons of waste a year. The U.S. alone wastes 40 percent of all food, worth an estimated $165 billion.

This waste decays in landfills and, without oxygen present, emits methane, which is a Continue reading UC employs synergistic approach to AD, algae and biodiesel