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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 […]

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Investing in Iowa : White Paper

Investing in the future of recycling, renewable fuel and Iowa Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) currently buried in landfills is a resource to Fiberight, LLC EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The key concepts for Fiberight have been “brewing” for many years as Founder and CEO, Mr. Craig Stuart-Paul, blended the experience of working in the micro-brewery and material resource […]

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Stuart-Paul to deliver Keynote Address at MEDCO Annual Lunch

(Marion, IA) The Marion Economic Development Company (MEDCO) is announcing plans for their 29th Annual Business Luncheon. The luncheon will be held Wednesday, March 12, at the Best Western Longbranch, 90 Twixt Town Rd in Marion, IA.   Social begins at 11:15 with lunch beginning promptly at 11:45.  MEDCO Board Chair, Tom Barnes will discuss recent […]

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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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