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November 18, 2010
(scroll down for video of John Shanklin). Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Dow AgroSciences say they have engineered plants that for the first time produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Dow-and-DOE-Grow-Plants-with-Industrially-Relevant-Levels-of-Plastics_30905.html
November 16, 2010
The project will be supported by unspecified investments from both Department of Energy (DOE) and LanzaTech....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/LanzaTech-PNNL-Partner-in-Syngas-to-Jet-Fuel-Project_30976.html
November 15, 2010
Catalyst and precious metals supplier Umicore says it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) and entered into negotiations to establish a business alliance with Dyesol (Queanbeyan...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Umicore-Partners-Dyesol-to-Commercialize-Dye-Solar-Cells_30943.html
November 12, 2010
Industry group PlasticsEurope (Brussels) has hailed its IdentiPlast conference on plastics recycling and recovery, which took place this week in London, a success. The event succeeded...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Plastics-Recycling-Rises-up-the-Agenda_30907.html
November 11, 2010
Paul-Joel Derian, group v.p./R&D at Rhodia recently has become chairman of the Board for The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint industry and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Rhodias-Derian-Outlines-Latest-Plans-for-Suschem-with-video_30817.html
November 4, 2010
The European Commission has today proposed to ban phosphates and limit phosphorus-containing compounds in all domestic laundry detergents across the European Union (EU). If approved by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/EU-Proposes-Banning-Phosphates-in-Laundry-Detergents_30713.html
November 4, 2010
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) says it has demoted AkzoNobel from the coveted position of first place to second on its index for the most sustainable chemical companies. As...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/AkzoNobel-Demoted-from-Sustainability-Top-Spot_30725.html
November 3, 2010
Under the terms of the exclusive agreement, Vertichem and Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry will jointly look for ways to increase lignin demand across the specialty chemical industry....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Vertichem-Signs-Lignin-Based-Specialties-Development-Deal_30700.html
November 3, 2010
A selection of the most important chemical innovation news stories of the week.   From Chemicalweek…   In what could be a significant scientific breakthrough for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-November-3_30690.html
November 2, 2010
A snapshot of the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology (EFIB) which took place in the second half of October. The following video has been produced by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/European-Forum-for-Industrial-Biotech-Steps-to-Commercialization-video-interviews_30666.html
November 1, 2010
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech; Atlanta), say they have developed a novel organic solvent system that significantly enhances the recyclability of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Georgia-Tech-Develops-System-for-Recycling-Precious-Metal-Catalysts_30641.html
October 22, 2010
Europe is competing ably with other leading nations in the technology development of biomaterials although better coordinated policy development across Europe could further help the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Europe-Competing-Well-on-Biotech_30384.html
October 22, 2010
Securing finance continues to be a key obstacle as many companies seek to move from the development phase to commercialization, says James R. Stoppert, CEO of Rivertop Renewables...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Finance-a-Key-Obstacle-for-Biomaterial-Firms_30383.html
October 21, 2010
Stephan Tanda, board member for DSM, has called on European regulators to be “more ambitious” in their ability to make Europe a leader in industrial biotechnology for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Industrial-Biotech-Industry-Demands-More-Ambition-from-Regulators-with-video-interview-of-DSMs-Stephan-Tanda_30354.html
October 18, 2010
The plant will generate 8 million gallons/year of ethanol from renewable biomass including yard, wood, agricultural, and vegetative wastes....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Ineos-Advances-Third-Generation-Ethanol-Project_30305.html
October 18, 2010
Although it is widely accepted that one day cheap oil will run out, even in a world of seemingly generous government funding some biomaterial technology providers are struggling to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Blog-A-Bumpy-Slow-Transformation-to-Biomaterials_30292.html
October 14, 2010
Unilever is pushing ahead with plans to significantly reduce the environmental impact of its detergents business across the world and tells CW that as part of its Cleaner Planet Plan...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Unilever-Seeking-Innovative-Chemical-Partners-for-a-Greener-Wash-not-Greenwash_30130.html
October 12, 2010
Key players in the chemical industry are reorienting their product portfolios and assessing their supply chains and other functions to ensure they can respond effectively to growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Sustainability-Building-Better-Practices_30049.html
October 12, 2010
Key players in the chemical industry are reorienting their product portfolios and assessing their supply chains and other functions to ensure they can respond effectively to growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Sustainability-Building-Better-Practices-uncut-version-with-full-interviews-of-high-level-executives_30113.html
September 23, 2010
A glittering award ceremony was held last night in central London to celebrate the Earth Awards 2010 featuring projects shortlisted for their contribution toward sustainability. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Biochemical-Frog-Foam-Shines-in-2010-Earth-Awards_29688.html
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