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Bury Waste, Bury Jobs

Stacie Johnson |December 28, 2013 | Guest Column, Cedar Rapids Gazette The better half of my career has been spent working to divert materials from landfills in an effort to support those seeing the value in materials others deemed garbage. According to the most recent waste characterization study, conducted for the Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste […]

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Waste Into BioFuel

Trash to Bio-Treasure

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. […]

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Fiberight awarded MSW supply agreement

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 […]

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Fiberight Ethanol Faciliity in Blairstown, Iowa

Eastern Iowa developer plans to turn trash into ethanol, compressed natural gas

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 […]

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Marion Approves Deal for Garbage-to-Ethanol Facility

By Rick Smith | August 23, 2013 | TheGazette.com MARION — The city continues to be determined to put itself on the map as a national leader in the effort to turn garbage into energy and other uses. The Marion City Council Thursday unanimously approved a deal with waste-to-energy firm, Fiberight LLC, which gives the […]

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Iowa City Exploring Waste Diversion

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 […]

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A Trash to Treasure Alchemist

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 […]

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Fiberight looks to work with Benton County on new ethanol facility

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 […]

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Like a scene from a movie: trash may soon fuel cars

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.

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Clean fuels can help drive Virginia’s economy

Every week, the garbage truck collects your trash and carries it away to a landfill. Imagine if the driver took a different path and carried the waste to a refinery, to be turned into fuel that powers our cars, trucks and buses. This is not science fiction – it is happening today, in Lawrenceville.

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