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City trash-to-biofuel project takes step ahead for Blairstown, Marion

By Rick Smith | April 7, 2014 | The Gazette BLAIRSTOWN — No Martians are landing, but loads of steel began arriving on Monday for the takeoff of project to expand and revitalize the shuttered ethanol plant here to ready it for something remarkable. Rutherford Construction project manager Jonathan Mass (left) and laborer Conlin Smith help foreman […]

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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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Turn trash into fuel? That’s the goal for the City of Marion

By Ally Crutcher | March 25, 2014 | MARION (KWWL) -It’s called Trashahol. It’s fermented, but not served in a cold mug. Trashahol is what waste-to-biofuels company Fiberight calls its product, and it plans to build a facility in Marion this summer. The City of Marion is looking to become a zero waste community. […]

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Marion provides TIF support for waste-to-biofuel firm Fiberight

By Rick Smith | March 21, 2014 | The Gazette $15-million facility will convert trash to ethanol MARION — Waste-to-biofuel company Fiberight LLC moved a step closer this week to constructing a $15-million facility designed to grab the organic material in garbage to convert into ethanol at the company’s ethanol plant now being renovated in Blairstown. Fiberight […]

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Upbeat update on waste-to-energy plan is music to Marion’s ears

By Rick Smith | March 12, 2014 | The Gazette Fiberight secures $25-million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s biorefinery program MARION — Keynote speaker Craig Stuart-Paul, chief executive officer of waste-to-energy company Fiberight, told a luncheon crowd of 315 here on Wednesday that his company will be able to keep 80 percent […]

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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” is a Resource to Fiberight Iowa!

Iowa Fact Sheet INVESTING $42 million in Iowa by retrofitting a shuttered ethanol production facility in Blairstown and building a new Material Resource Recovery Facility (MRRF) in Marion. EMPLOYING Iowans by creating 60–70 temporary construction jobs and 30 – 40 permanent production jobs, with an initial annual payroll exceeding $1,500,000. DIVERSIFYING ethanol industry feedstock to include […]

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Iowa City to negotiate with Fiberight

By Gregg Hennigan  |  December 17, 2013  |   TheGazette.Com IOWA CITY –Iowa City will enter into negotiations with a company that says it could turn most of the city’s garbage into ethanol. But residents, environmentalists, representatives from the recycling industry and labor union officials urged the city to delay action or not go through with a deal […]

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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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