BIO DIESEL PRODUCTS TO FORTIFY STOCK FEEDS

Fortifying Feed With Biodiesel Co-Products Science (Oct. 9, 2007) — Biofuel research isn’t just a matter of finding the right type of biomass—corn grain, soybean oil, animal fat, wood or other material—and converting it into fuel. Scientists must also find environmentally and economically sound uses for the by-products of biofuel production. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) […]

PIG MANURE TO FUEL CRUDE OIL

Chemists Get Scoop On Crude ‘Oil’ From Pig Manure Science (June 17, 2008) — After a close examination of crude oil made from pig manure, chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are certain about a number of things. Most obviously, “This stuff smells worse than manure,” says NIST chemist Tom Bruno. […]

CHICKEN MANURE TO ENERGY EQUIPMENT

VIV Europe 2010: Innovative gasification system to be introduced Chicken manure to energy Environmentally friendly, climate neutral and reliable: For the first time ever on display world wide at VIV Europe will be a gasification system which transforms biomass for example from poultry manure into energy. The clou of the Big Dutchman innovation is that, except for […]

DECONTAMINATE YOUR SOIL WITH CHICKEN MANURE

Chicken Manure Biodegrades Crude Oil In Contaminated Soil Science (Mar. 9, 2009) — It is an unlikely application, but researchers in China have discovered that chicken manure can be used to biodegrade crude oil in contaminated soil. Writing in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution the team explains how bacteria in chicken manure break […]

DAIRY BUTTER CONVERTED TO ECO FRIENDLY BIOFUEL

Making Eco-Friendly Diesel Fuel from Butter Science (July 28, 2010) — The search for new raw materials for making biodiesel fuel has led scientists to an unlikely farm product — butter. In a new study in ACS’ bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they report that butter could be used as an eco-friendly feedstock, […]

PRAWN/SHRIMP COCKTAIL FOR FUELING TRUCKS & CARS

‘Shrimp Shell Cocktail’ To Fuel Cars And Trucks Science (July 30, 2009) — Call it a “shrimp cocktail” for your fuel tank. Scientists in China are reporting development of a catalyst made from shrimp shells that could transform production of biodiesel fuel into a faster, less expensive, and more environmentally friendly process. Xinsheng Zheng and […]

CHICKEN WASTE CONVERTS TO BIOFUEL DIESEL

Biodiesel On The Wing: A ‘Green’ Process For Biodiesel From Feather Meal Science (July 23, 2009) — Scientists in Nevada are reporting development of a new and environmentally friendly process for producing biodiesel fuel from “chicken feather meal,” made from the 11 billion pounds of poultry industry waste that accumulate annually in the United States […]

SO YOU WANTED TO SWIM LIKE A SHARK, CHECK THIS OUT…

YOU CAN DRIVE THIS SHARK Jumping the shark: the Innespace Seabreacher X If you saw this thing on your neighbor’s trailer, you’d laugh at him. “What sort of pretentious man-child buys a boat shaped like a shark,” you’d scoff into your mugaccino, secure in the knowledge that you’d never shell out for something so ridiculous. […]

BUTTER UP THE BUTLER – FUEL OIL FOR YOUR CAR

Study: Butter could power diesel vehicles WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. researchers say the quest for raw materials as sources of biodiesel fuel has focused on an unlikely farm product — butter. Scientists are investigating whether surplus, spoiled or non-food-grade butter can be used to make biodiesel fuel at competitive prices, an American Chemical Society release […]

BUTTERFLY MARKETING AND SOLAR ENERGY

Natural Solar Collectors On Butterfly Wings Inspire More Powerful Solar Cells ScienceDaily (Feb. 5, 2009) — The discovery that butterfly wings have scales that act as tiny solar collectors has led scientists in China and Japan to design a more efficient solar cell that could be used for powering homes, businesses, and other applications in the […]