GREEN AVIATION FUEL BY NESTLES FOR LUFTHANSA

Lufthansa begins flights with renewable fuel Flights will begin after official approval has been received from the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) allowing the use of jet fuel produced using Neste Oil’s NExBTL technology, which produces renewable fuel from vegetable oil and animal fat. Approval is expected to take place in spring 2011. […]

RENTAL CAR FLEET GOES ECO SAYS SPEAKER…

Creating an EV Rental Car Project Presenter: Robert Rosen Brunswick Heads Chamber of Commerce Listen to Presentation Robert provided an overview of EV developments and prospects in Australia. Byron Shire has been acknowledged as a holiday destination that attracts envrionmentally aware visitors and sets the scene for a project involving a hire care business which […]

DRIVERS TAUGHT TO SAVE FUEL SAYS SPEAKER…

Teaching your drivers to save fuel Presenter: Wayne Striplin Strategix Training Group Listen to Presentation Wayne discussed the questions: “Why organisations need to develop internal processes of eco-driving? What barriers you would face in adopting these processes?”. Wayne introduced their ‘Eco-Drive’ Driver Training Program via a case-study, i.e. what benefits the company obtained. Received & […]

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 […]

SEWERAGE PLANTS WITH HIGH ENERGY SAVINGS

Energy-Efficient Sewage Plants Science (Aug. 22, 2009) — High-rate digestion with microfiltration is state-of-the-art in large sewage plants. It effectively removes accumulated sludge and produces biogas to generate energy. A study now reveals that even small plants can benefit from this process. Sewage plants remove organic matter from wastewater. If the accumulating sludge decays, biogas […]

ECO FRIENDLY HOME ON A BUDGET

ECO FRIENDLY HOME DESIGN ARTICLE by Cynthia Booth New Jersey school of architecture professor presents us how to construct an environmental-friendly home with limited funds Did you know 2 New York based architects designed an asymmetrical home with a fixed cost of $250,000? Architects and Jersey City residents Richard Garber (assistant tutor at the Newjersey […]

BURIALS BY ACID BATH CALLED FOR IN SOME COUNTRIES

Going Green In Death. Resonation. The process of dissolving human remains Has a lower carbon footprint than cremation. You think you have bad acid reflux, then check this out>>> Want to go green in death? Here’s a process that may allow you to do just that. Resomation involves an alkaline hydrolysis process that dissolves a […]

OIL MUNCHING BACTERIA EAT OIL SPILLS IN OCEAN

Oil-hungry microbes aid spill cleanup NEW YORK (UPI) — Among workers involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup will be some very tiny ones, U.S. researchers say — microbes that love to munch on crude oil. One of the hidden stars of the cleanup effort is an oil-hungry bacterium called Alcanivorax, one of […]

SUSTAINABILITY SOLUTIONS BY PEABODY, WORLDS LARGEST COAL MINING COMPANY

Peabody Energy Australia Peabody Energy is the world’s largest coal company, still growing in Australia, and an innovative provider of low-cost energy. Our mission is to be a leading worldwide producer and supplier of sustainable energy solutions. In Australia, Peabody Energy Australia has nine operations located in Queensland and New South Wales and is an […]

FRASER COAST COUNCIL QLD OZ SEEKS COMMENTS ON ITS SUSTAINABILITY CHARTER

Fraser Coast Regional Council www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au is inviting the community to make submissions on its draft of our Sustainable charter View it on the council web site or at council offices/service centres or libraries SUBMISSIONS CLOSE NINTH JULY 2010 Register on line or address your comments to: Chief Executive Officer Fraser Coast Regional Council PO Box1943 […]