Bio-plastics

Bio-plastics are gathering lots of attention as U.S companies increasingly embrace the concept of a circular economy that aims to create innovative, sustainable ways to reduce waste and preserve resources. Biodegradable plastics are made from renewable biologic substances, from plants to agricultural waste, rather than petroleum. Their role is the focus of sessions at the…

Read more

Bio-Oil

  Bio-Oil is a generic term for a complex mixture of chemicals obtained from the thermochemical conversion of biomass including lignocellulose agricultural wastes and wood products.  The composition of the oil can vary significantly depending on the biomass source, pretreatment, the method of pyrolysis, and the use of catalysts.  Bio-oil typically contains significant amounts of…

Read more

Biogas Production

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Expert, Dr. Terry Mazanec about biogas production, treatment and utilization.  It talks about anaerobic digestion, uses and cleanup of biogas, the potential for biogas from swine and dairy farms, and biogas feedstocks, such as ag waste, swine manure, wastewater treatment solids, and food production waste.

Read more

Bio-Oil Experts

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in many different specialties within the bioeconomy, including bio-oils.  These alternative energy and energy consulting groups and their consultants have expertise in renewable fuels (ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, biodiesel, and synthetic diesel), renewable chemicals, renewable electricity, biomass energy, synthetic biology, biomass technologies (conventional and…

Read more

Crude Oil or Biofuels?

Crude oil or biofuels? Crude oil is a naturally occurring flammable liquid consisting of hydrocarbons and other organic compounds. It is recovered through oil drilling and fracking, and then refined and separated at large refineries, where it is made into things like gasoline, kerosene, and asphalt. The use of crude oil affects the environment and…

Read more

What Makes Lee Enterprises Consulting Different?

As the bioeconomy expands and renewables of all kinds continue to garner greater attention, many investors, project developers, lenders, and other project participants often want to know if there is any well-established firm that can provide seasoned expertise for virtually any type of bioeconomy-related project.  Meet Lee Enterprises Consulting – voted Biofuels Digest’s top consulting…

Read more