The Europha research project has been designed to use the waste generated by the agri-food sector in order to produce 100% biodegradable polymers. The aim is for them to be used in manufacturing foam trays and film to replace the oil-based materials that are currently used in the packaging industry.… Read more... »
The European project Biogas3, coordinated by the Ainia technology centre, has launched SmallBIOGAS, an online tool aimed at SMEs in the agri-business sector that allow the environmental, economic and technical feasibility of installing small-scale biogas production plants to be assessed. The tool, which is available on the project website, allows… Read more... »
During the first fortnight of Feburary, technicians from the Life GISWASTE project have held meetings with Bioazul and Ekotek Ingeniería y Consultoría Medioambiental, and with the French National Research Institute of Science and Technology for the Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA) with the aim of expanding its partner network. Apart from… Read more... »
The European Life Waleva project aims to develop an innovative method to use rice straw as raw material to produce levulinic acid, used in many applications by the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. In Extremadura each year, rice farming generates around 160,000 tons of rice straw after the grain is… Read more... »
Scientists from several countries have developed methods to efficiently use waste from the food industry, including from fish filleting, rapeseed presscakes and mustard seeds. The Apropos project has created new technologies aimed at SMEs to use those by-products to produce diet supplements and skincare products, among other uses. In the… Read more... »
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