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Ineos Unveils Household Waste-to-Ethanol Process, Plans Commercial Plant

4:11 AM MDT | July 22, 2008 |

Alex Scott

Ineos says within two years it plans to begin the commercial production of ethanol, which could be used to fuel vehicles, derived from biodegradable household waste. Generating ethanol from such waste has a global warming impact that is up to 90% lower than that from fuels derived from crude oil, the company says.   The technology is based on a simple three-stage process: Waste is first superheated to generate gases. In a patented process the gases are subsequently fed to naturally occurring bacteria to be converted into ethanol. In a third...

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