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March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
March 5, 2014
Liquid Light (Monmouth Junction, NJ) has unveiled a process for the production of high-volume chemicals from carbon dioxide (CO2), showcasing its demonstration-scale "reaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/US-start-up-develops-cost-advantaged-process-to-make-high-volume-chemicals-from-CO2_59327.html
February 27, 2014
Aemetis (Cupertino, CA), a maker of advanced fuels and renewable chemicals, announced that its 50-million gal/year capacity biodiesel and refined glycerin production facility at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Aemetis-commissions-Indian-biodiesel-plant_58539.html
February 26, 2014
DSM has entered into a collaboration with SyntheZyme (New York) to develop products based on the latter's biobased surfactant platform. As part of the collaboration, DSM will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DSM-signs-collaboration-with-US-biobased-surfactants-developer_59120.html
February 26, 2014
ACC has released its monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), showing that the nine consecutive months of gains have come to a close. Seasonal factors from unusually harsh winter...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-Chemical-activity-flattens-on-harsh-winter_59116.html
February 24, 2014
Cabot announced today that it has signed a $6-million contract with an unspecified northern US power generator to provide its Darco Hg brand of activated carbon products to help the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Cabot-wins-$6-million-activated-carbon-contract_59046.html
February 19, 2014
ACC has released its monthly US Chemical Production Regional Index, indicating a 0.3% rise in January, following a 0.6% gain in December 2013. ACC says production continued to move...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-US-chemical-production-edges-up-in-January_58901.html
January 29, 2014
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced today that it has launched a voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement in the cleaning products...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/American-Cleaning-Institute-launches-sustainability-charter_58396.html
January 28, 2014
The European Union and 13 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva), including the United States and China, have pledged to launch negotiations within the WTO to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/WTO-members-start-initiative-to-reduce-tariffs-on-green-goods_58354.html
January 28, 2014
ACC today released its monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB), showing continued growth and an improving US economy. The January CAB ticked up to 94, increasing 0.2% over December...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACCs-Chemical-Activity-Barometer-posts-January-increase_58360.html
January 27, 2014
Plastics recycler MBA Polymers (Worksop, UK) has received "a new and significant" financial injection from its investors, the company has announced. Financial details have...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/UK-producer-of-recycled-polymers-receives-capital-injection_58328.html
January 27, 2014
Sabic says it has increased the supply of steam to its neighbor Cargill at the Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands, site after three decades of collaboration. Bergen op Zoom is the site of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Sabic-increases-supply-of-steam-to-Cargill-at-Dutch-site_58326.html
January 22, 2014
Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), along with trade-related issues, are the top regulatory concerns at Informex this year, attendees and exhibitors say. Socma's number...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Informex-2014-TSCA-trade-top-Socmas-regulatory-agenda_58196.html
January 15, 2014
Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the corporate venture subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has invested into Novomer (Waltham, MA), a developer of chemicals derived from carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Aramco-takes-stake-in-Novomer_57980.html
January 6, 2014
Outdoor clothing manufacturer Jack Wolfskin (Idstein, Germany) is stepping up plans to remove fluorine chemicals from its production processes by 2020, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Outdoor-clothing-retailer-Jack-Wolfskin-to-eliminate-PFCs-from-supply-chain_57750.html
December 31, 2013
Biopesticide firm Marrone Bio Innovations (Davis, CA) says it has initiated production of Grandevo, the company's flagship bioinsecticide, at its Bangor, MI plant. This is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Marrone-begins-bioinsecticide-production-at-Michigan-plant_57701.html
December 23, 2013
Evonik Industries says that it is realigning Creavis, its strategic innovation unit, as of 1 January 2014. The aim, according to Evonik, is “to enable Creavis to work faster...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Evonik-to-realign-Creavis-its-strategic-innovation-unit_57620.html
December 20, 2013
The Eighth European Bioplastics conference, held recently at Berlin, attracted 350 participants from 215 companies and organizations. Several key themes emerged during the conference...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Bioplastics-Must-perform-better-consider-whole-value-chain_57594.html
December 19, 2013
Biffa Polymers (Middlesbrough, UK), a subsidiary of waste management firm Biffa (High Wycombe, UK), has reopened its postconsumer plastics recycling line, at Redcar, UK. It follows a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/UK-firm-reopens-mixed-plastics-recycling-facility_57539.html
December 18, 2013
European small- and medium-size enterprises (SME) are becoming more resource-efficient and making a substantial contribution to the transition towards a low-carbon economy. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Eurobarometer-survey-European-SMEs-becoming-greener_57469.html
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