Circular Economy and Waste Conversion

The increasing amount of waste is one of the most demanding problems facing the world, which creates global environmental challenges. Worldwide, 2.12 billion tons of waste are generated annually, and it is expected to rise at the current trend [1]. The most of the trash ends up in landfills emitting harmful pollutants into our air,…

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Bio-plastics

Bioplastics 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…

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LifeCycle Analysis

What is life cycle analysis?   Conducting a “life cycle analysis” – determining the cradle-to-grave carbon footprint and emission profile of a project and its raw material input and product output streams — is becoming increasingly common for companies that are developing new bioeconomy technologies and products. The benefits of this process go beyond its potential…

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Food to Waste Technology

Food Waste-to-energy technology (FWTE) refers to processes that convert food waste i.e. any food wasted from the food supply chain which was fit for human consumption at some time and no longer can be consumed due to spoilage, excess or expiry. This type of waste is generated from agricultural operations, food industries, cafeterias, groceries etc.…

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Waste-to-Energy Technology Expert

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in waste to energy technologies as well as other expertise in biofuels/renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, feedstocks, biotechnologies and a variety of specialty services.  This will encompass an expertise in biofuels like ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, advanced biofuels, biodiesel, renewable diesel,…

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Circular v. Linear Economy

What is a “circular economy,” and how is it different from its opposite, a “linear economy”?  For quite some time, the world has been in a linear economy, where the raw materials we use to make products, and the products themselves, were turned into waste and thrown away after use.  With the world’s population and…

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Waste to Energy Technology

Waste-to-energy technology (WTE) refers to processes that convert trash – municipal solid wastes (MSW), agricultural wastes, medical or process wastes– into usable energy, such as electricity, heat or steam. A variety of methods are used to make solid, liquid or gas fuel. Waste to Energy includes a variety of technologies consisting of several different thermochemical or…

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Circular Economy Expert

The term “circular economy” refers to an economy in which generated waste materials are recycled or converted into forms retaining as high value as possible, as opposed to a traditional linear economy where materials are simply put in landfills to decompose at what every rate, if at all.  Recycling is part of a circular economy…

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