YEAR ROUND FRESH PRODUCE FOR CITY DWELLERS GROWN IN ENVIRONMENT ON SITE CONTROLLED BOXES

VEGETABLE FACTORY IN CONTAINER LIKE BOXES FOR FRESH URBAN VEGETABLES Daiwa House, Japan’s largest homebuilder, has introduced a line of prefabricated hydroponic vegetable factories, aimed at housing complexes, hotels, and top-end restaurants. Called the Agri-Cube, these units are touted by Daiwa as the first step in the industrialization of agriculture, to be located in and […]

STREET VENDORS USE SOLAR COOKERS IN MEXICO

Mexico’s street vendors go solar (1:55) Dec 20 – Roadside food vendors in Mexico’s Oaxaca are re-fitting gas-powered food stalls with solar technology. It’s all thanks to efforts of a Swiss solar cooking pioneer who wants to change the world one street cart at a time. Click here below to watch video Mexico’s street vendors go […]

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) […]

FOOD INDUSTRY WASTE CONVERTS TO BIO GAS FUEL

Obtaining Bio-Gas From Food Industry Waste Science (Mar. 31, 2009) — The AZTI-Tecnalia technological centre, experts in food research, have put a biogas plant into operation in order to investigate novel systems of sustainable energy production based on the use of waste and sub-products from the food industry. This new plant exploits the enormous potential […]

FUNGUS FUEL FOR FASTER CARS

Fungus Among Us Could Become Non-Food Source for Biodiesel Production Science (Sep. 17, 2010) — In the quest for alternatives to soybeans, palm, and other edible oilseed plants as sources for biodiesel production, enter an unlikely new candidate: A fungus, or mold, that produces and socks away large amounts of oils that are suitable for […]

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 […]

COFFEE GROUNDS CONVERTED TO BIOFUEL FOR TRUCKS

Waste Coffee Grounds Offer New Source Of Biodiesel Fuel. Drink & drive legally…!! Science (Dec. 15, 2008) — Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks. In the new study, Mano Misra, Susanta Mohapatra, and Narasimharao Kondamudi […]

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 […]