Environmental engineers at the University of Cincinnati have figured out how to make biodiesel, plus other fuels & products, from inedible food waste.
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Why would you want a landfill to produce more methane gas? To make waste-to-energy systems profitable. This week’s edition of The Waste Biz.
Recycling cooking oil has turned into a municipal program in Barcelona: citizens use Olipots to collect & filter oil instead of dumping it down the drain.
Boeing has come up with a novel idea of what to do with used cooking oil, particularly the large amounts coming from China: fuel planes with it.
To honor this year’s Earth Day, SnagFilms has brought to you a collection of excellent films that speak towards our need to protect our planet.
Enterprise Holdings, owners of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo, and National, have announced plans to convert their entire North American fleet of airport shuttles buses to biofuels within the next five years.
Like many schools, the University of Florida has developed a number of programs and efforts to produce and promote renewable energy. Mechanical and aerospace engineering major Eric Layton saw an opportunity to learn in a proposed biodiesel plant, and threw himself into the project whole-heartedly: according to the Gainesville Sun, “He helped build and maintain […]
I’m coming to the conclusion pretty fast that just about every hotel will eventually be walking the talk when it comes to going green – though some are walking slowly while others are galloping as if there isn’t a minute to waste. While ecotourism continues to grow internationally, more American companies are grasping that going […]
When I first met Josh Tickell a few years ago, he was a blonde-haired, baby-faced, young man driving around the country in a diesel van painted with yellow sunflowers that he was running on used fast food vegetable oil. He called it the Veggie Van and he was an unabashed biofuel evangelist. I asked Josh […]
This week at ZapRoot: Is Google destroying the planet one search at a time? The recycling market has gone bust. And check out “That’s Just Weird.”
Now that we have picked apart the many hidden wonders of cow manure, we may safely examine yet another, more recent entry in the annals of excellent excrement: E. coli. Believe it or not, E. coli may actually be useful for something other than infecting spinach or beef, giving you a serious case of diarrhea, […]
Like the rest of nature that evolves remarkably to stresses in the environment, people will be able to adapt to high gas prices. Really. In many parts of Europe, people are paying upwards of $7 – $8/gallon of gas. Things will change here in the USA. These changes will sometimes more difficult for some than […]
Cyndy at mousemusings points out a web site with instructions on how to make a small solar power generator “for $250 to $300.” I’m interested in what some of you with some electronics know-how think — would this solar diy project work as a reliable means of producing power in small amounts, or is it […]