- BIOTOWN, USA CREATES POWER FROM WASTE RESOURCES. Jenner, Mark // BioCycle;Aug2006, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p31
The article focuses on the conversion of the town of Reynolds from a reliance on fossil fuels to biomass-based fuels in Indiana. With the implementation of BioTown USA, a template will be set that simultaneously promotes energy security, rural development, profitable agriculture and a green,...
- Statistical Optimization of Biohydrogen Production Using Food Waste Under Thermophilic Conditions. Ismail, Fadzillah; Rahman, Nor'Aini Abdul; Abd-Aziz, Suraini; Chong Mei Ling; Hassan, Mohd Ali // Open Renewable Energy Journal;Jan2009, Vol. 2, p124
In this study, optimization of biohydrogen production from food waste was investigated using response surface methodology. The fermentation was conducted in a serum bottle with 100 mL working volume. A Preliminary experiment showed that initial pH and temperature significantly influenced...
- There's money in muck. White, Charles A. // Canada & the World;May94, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p12
Looks at how some people are finding novel ways of turning trash into cash. Houses in an English village that are getting their electricity from a generating plant that runs on animal waste; Municipal waste water treatment in the European Union; Plans by the Dutch to construct the world's first...
- INDIANA MUNICIPALITY NAMED BIOTOWN. // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/31/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p15B
The article reports on the selection of the city of Reynolds in Indiana as the state's BioTown by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. In Reynolds, animal and municipal waste, and other types of biomass will be converted into electricity and biodiesel to meet the energy needs. The...
- Waste to energy fraction to double. // Utility Week;6/1/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p4
The article reports on the proposal of the British government that from 2020, nearly a quarter of waste collected by local authorities, mostly from households, should be used to produce energy. It cites that the proposed changes to the Renewables Obligation (RO) and measures intended to...
- Fuel for Thought: Archaeobotanical Evidence for the Use of Alternatives to Wood Fuel in Late Antique North Africa. Smith, Wendy // Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology;Dec98, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p191
Crop processing residues, by-products of food production and animal dung are not waste, but useful sources of fuel. Two samples from Vandal / Late Antique levels at Leptiminus, Tunisia, and nine oven samples from the Late Antique site of Kom el-Nana, Middle Egypt, are used to explore evidence...
- Executive Summary. // Biomass Report;2004, Vol. 1, p9
Presents information on biomass energy. Classification of biomass sources; Usage patterns of the energy; Technologies used for converting biomass energy into secondary energy.
- WOOD Heating for All? Bihn, Dan // Solar Today;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p18
Examines the potential of biomass as a renewable energy source in the U.S. Percentage of the energy produced from woody biomass that is used to heat houses; Benefits of using biomass in heating; Existence of the said renewable energy source in Europe.
- Viewpoint. Warburton, Nick // Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Apr2012, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p22
The author discusses the significance of energy recovery in waste solutions.