Waste Management World.Com 8 July 2014 By Ben Messenger Managing Editor Graz, Austria based technology manufacturer, Group ANDRITZ, is to supply equipment, engineering, and field services for Fiberight’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Blairstown, Iowa. The manufacturer explained that its technology will be used for continuous pre-treatment of municipal solid waste feedstock which will then be converted […]
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With new uses for garbage in sight, Maine group representing towns wants to get into the trash business
With new uses for garbage in sight, Maine group representing towns wants to get into the trash business ORRINGTON, Maine — What if the banana peels, coffee filters, diapers and other biodegradable material we throw into the kitchen trash can could be used to fill a gas can? Or made into pellets that could be sold […]
When a garbage truck dumps its smelly cargo onto the tipping floor at the Fiberight company’s pilot plant in southern Virginia, manager Randy Garrett sees fuel in the making.
Fiberight is one of several companies that plans to turn garbage ‒ and in other cases, corn stalks and wheat straw ‒ into biofuel ethanol that can power vehicles…
Holly Jessen | October 11, 2013 | Ethanol Producer Magazine What’s valuable about an old T-shirt and a soiled cardboard Big Mac container? While most people think nothing of tossing these items out, waste-to-energy firms like Enerkem and Fiberight LLC have a plan to keep garbage like this out of landfills while producing alternative fuels. […]
By Erin Voegele | August 30, 2013 | Ethanol Producer Magazine Waste-to-energy firm Fiberight LLC plans to break ground on a solid waste recycling plant in Marion, Iowa, as soon as December. Once complete, the facility will process municipal solid waste (MSW) into feedstocks for the production compressed biogas and cellulosic ethanol. The Marion City […]
By Rick Smith | August 23, 2013 | TheGazette.com BLAIRSTOWN — Craig Stuart-Paul wants to make something from nothing, and in the process bring a small, forlorn-looking ethanol plant south of this Benton County town back from the dead. Stuart-Paul, with the distinguished-sounding name and a British accent to go with it, says he and […]
By Adam B Sullivan | August 12, 2013 | Press-Citizen.com As much as 80 percent of trash could be kept out of landfill One person’s trash could be another person’s renewable energy source. Iowa City is moving forward on plans that officials hope will divert most of the waste coming into the landfill. The city […]
By TIM PORTZ | May 21, 2013 | BioMass Magazine Converting an existing dry-mill corn ethanol plant to an advanced biofuel facility has accelerated Fiberight’s commercialization plan. While Fiberight certainly isn’t the only advanced biofuel company eyeing municipal solid waste (MSW) as its chief input, it may be the only producer hinging its commercialization strategy […]
By JIM MAGDEFRAU | Star Press Union Editor | YourWeeklyPaper.com Too good to be true? That’s what one Benton County supervisor thought as heard an update on the Fiberight ethanol plant in Blairstown, which was given Tuesday, April 29, at the supervisors’ meeting in Vinton. Giving the update were Craig Stuart-Paul, CEO of Fiberight, Brian […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) Perhaps you remember the scene from Back to The Future, where Doc fills the DeLorean time machine up with garbage to create fuel, then goes whizzing down the street? While we haven’t mastered time travel, fuel made of garbage is becoming a reality.