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Plant Scraps Yield High Quality Jet Fuel

What can farms and timber companies provide high performance aviation? If a Chinese research team continues to build on a new process, they may be able to convert plant [...]

August 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

Custom Electric Boats Clean Suzhou Canals

China is on a cleantech tear, even at a municipal level. Recognizing that the waste in its waterways was detrimental to its image and business, the historic City of Suzhou in [...]

April 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cleantech Clothing Conversion: Chanel to Gel

A few years ago, I read a fascinating and lively description of what happens to used T-shirts in our current global trading environment. Pietra Rivoli’s “Travels [...]

February 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Plastic Waste Yields Liquid Fuel

Research by the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry may allow millions of tons of plastic bottles, bags and other trash littering [...]

June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments