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Wiscasset to Decide Where to Send Its Trash

By Abigail W. Adams / The Lincoln County News / April 27, 2016 The Wiscasset Transfer Station has sent its garbage to the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. since the town’s transfer station was built in the early 1990s, Superintendent Ron Lear said, but that relationship may be coming to an end. At Wiscasset’s annual town […]

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Bangor Council Faces Decision About What to do With City’s Trash

By Nick McCrea | Bangor Daily News | Feb. 17, 2016 BANGOR, Maine — Bangor’s city councilors are grappling with what could prove to be the biggest decision they’ll face during their tenure — where to send their trash. Bangor officials sat down for a meeting Wednesday night with representatives of Penobscot Energy Recovery Co., a waste-to-energy plant in […]

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Waterville, other communities to hear trash disposal alternative as PERC contracts near end

By Amy Calder | CentralMaine.com | February 2, 2016 Representatives from Fiberight, a waste to energy plant in Hampden, will speak to Waterville and Augusta-area officials about an option for municipal garbage disposal. WATERVILLE — Area communities that send trash to Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. in Orrington will meet Wednesday night to hear a proposal […]

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CPI Collaboration

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Use / September 2015 Fiberight Ltd and CPI collaborate to address the supply chain challenges for the commodity sugar UK based SME, Fiberight Ltd and the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) have collaborated as part of an InnovateUK IB Catalyst Late Stage feasibility project. The project will demonstrate optimised enzymatic hydrolysis […]

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US firm developing plans to turn household waste into sugar on Teesside

By Kelley Price | Gazette Live |August 27, 2015 A sweet £1m project to turn household waste into sugar could prove a game-changer in global energy consumption – and it’s being developed here on Teesside. Technology by Fiberight Ltd could remove the need for fossil fuels in the manufacturing of everyday products from plastic to […]

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Plan for New Municipal Waste Processing Plant Moves Forward

From Trash to “Trashanol” – By Maine Free Press | Feb. 19, 2015 An organization that represents most of the towns in the midcoast area has voted to enter into a development agreement with a trash-to-energy company to turn local waste into biofuels. At its February 4 meeting, the board of the Municipal Review Committee (MRC) voted unanimously to pursue a […]

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Group representing 187 Maine municipalities inks development deal for Hampden waste handling facility

By Dawn Gagnon | BDN Staff |Posted Feb. 04, 2015, at 8:14 p.m. ORONO, Maine — After receiving assurances that the technology is viable, members of the Municipal Review Committee board voted unanimously Wednesday to enter a development agreement with a Maryland-based company that wants to build a solid waste processing facility that will turn […]

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Fiberight still working at MSW Plant in Iowa

By Holly Jessen | October 23, 2014 | Biomass Magazine Despite delays, Fiberight’s plans to produce cellulosic ethanol from municipal solid waste (MSW) in Iowa are moving forward. In fact, an equity drive happening now is attracting quite a few interested people and money is starting to come in. “I’m highly encouraged,” Craig Stuart-Paul, chief executive […]

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UMaine team hired to study whether “Trashanol” will work in Maine.

By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff Posted Oct. 23, 2014, at 12:47 p.m. ORONO, Maine — The organization representing the trash interests of 187 Maine towns is now partnering with the University of Maine to determine if new garbage-to-energy technology from a Maryland company —- known as “Trashanol” — will work in Maine.  While details are […]

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Wastecon 2014: Zero waste to landfill takes more than recycling

By REW Staff | October 21, 2014 | RecyclingToday.Com VALLEY VIEW, OH – Recycling and composting alone are not enough to reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill in the United States. During a session titled “Energy (is) from Waste,” held at the 2014 Wastecon event, panelists discussed how increasing the percentage of […]

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