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Used coffee beans converted into biofuels

Springwise features a company called Bio-Bean that converts used coffee beans into biomass pellets and bio-diesel.

Source: Springwise / Bio-Bean

Environment

USDA announces funds for biomass research and production

Nick Fetty | February 27, 2015

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday that up to $8.7 million in funding will be available for bioenergy research and education efforts.  241 more words

News

Myths About Biomass

By Paul Homewood  

 

 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2581887/The-bonfire-insanity-Woodland-shipped-3-800-miles-burned-Drax-power-station-It-belches-CO2-coal-huge-cost-YOU-pay-cleaner-greener-Britain.html

 

 

It is often claimed that producing electricity from biomass is carbon neutral, and that the CO2 emitted into the atmosphere is simply taken back out when forests are replanted. 338 more words

Climate Change

LASmoons: Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith (recipient of three LASmoons)
Advanced Diploma in GIS Applications
Vancouver Island University, Victoria, CANADA

Background:
Forestry and natural resource development are a large part of British Columbia’s economy and tourism. 321 more words

LiDAR

Heating with Wood Pellets

Centre for Alternative Technology video on  pellet boilers. The pellets offer a renewable source of energy.

In this case study video, a home owner heats her five bedroom house using a compact wood pellet boiler. 57 more words

Biomass

What number would you like?

The replacement of coal by wood pellets is either a CO2 reduction, about the same or an increase.  It all depends on who and which accounting system you use.  384 more words

Carbon Scam

'Stu' Hovals Premium Biomass Boiler

Biomass is the future

Biomass boilers are an innovative means of the generation of heat.They are an excellent way of reducing your carbon emissions and come in a large variety of sizes and power outputs…

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