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A new cash flow to local farmers

Local farmers’ ability to sell biomass to Iggesund Paperboard’s paperboard mill at Workington will return over 1.5 million pounds annually to the local agricultural industry.

PepsiCo joins NaturALL Bottle

Yesterday it announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

Future technologies for food

It is hard to imagine today how our food will be produced in just a few decades. More efficient, low carbon footprint, healthy, tasty and often grown around the corner. Let's take a look into the future.


New materials for lighter

The EU-funded INCOM project has used cellulosic nanofiber to reinforce composite sandwich structures, thus reducing their weight and increasing their sustainability.

From pulping byproduct to

The BRIGIT project has produced new tailor-made biopolymers produced from lignocellulosic sugar waste for highly-demanding fire-resistant applications

EU develops renewable bio-based

EU and industry partners launch €3.7 billion investments in the renewable bio-based economy.

New concepts for the sustainable

The nova-Institute has presented the EU project BIOCORE, one of the three large bio-refinery projects that are being funded as part of the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme. The idea is to make particularly efficient use of biomass, such as straw or wood to produce chemicals and plastics.

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