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City council u-turns on using poverty fund to pay janitors

Glasgow City Council have backtracked on plans to pay school janitors from a fund set up to help pupils from poor backgrounds.

Two weeks ago, the council’s education services manager, Alasdair Henderson, suggested Pupil Equity Fund money should be used to pay janitors working after-school hours. 299 more words

The State of Energy from Waste

By Mike Ritchie, MRA Consulting Group

When developed alongside strong recycling and organics processing systems, Energy from Waste (EfW) will help lift domestic and commercial diversion rates from 60% to 80-90%. 923 more words


FG Plans New Model to Equalise Gas Prices across Nigeria | THISDAYLIVE

By Chineme Okafor in Abuja The federal government would work out a new gas pricing and supply model – likely to be the type adopted by it to ensure equal pump price for petrol across Nigeria, to ge… 12 more words

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PEF to be integrated in European PET recycling

Following EPBP’s assessment, polyethylene furanoate PEF bottles are expected to be disposable through existing recovery systems the same way as polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the conventional material for plastic bottles. 239 more words


€25M granted to “PEFerence” the Synvina-led European consortium for PEF

The partners will jointly work on establishing an innovative supply chain for FDCA and Polyethylene Furanoate PEF, including the planned construction of a 50,000 ton reference plant in Antwerp. 551 more words


The bioplastic produced by Synvina is recyclable in the European bottle recycling market

The bioplastics industry moves another step forward: the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) – a voluntary initiative of industry organizations representing waste collectors, plastic recyclers, PET material producers and brand owners – has given interim approval for the recyclability of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), produced by Synvina, the Joint Venture between Avantium and Basf, in the European bottle recycling market. 374 more words


From lignocellulose to PEF by Ed de Jong

10th International Conference on Bio-bases Marerials – Köln, Germany- May 10-11, 2017

YXY technology (fructose to FDCA to PEF) development phase is complete and it is now being industrialized with BASF as partner into their JV “SYNVINA”.  270 more words

International Conference On Bio-based Materials