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Fiberight Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Visible Sign of Waste Project Progress

By Madeline St. Amour | www.centralmaine.com  |  October 27, 2016 HAMPDEN, Maine — Years of research, negotiations and advocacy for a new waste disposal solution for more than 100 Maine communities culminated Wednesday in a groundbreaking ceremony that marked the first visible signs of that future. Construction has started on the road leading to a […]

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Hampden board approves Fiberight waste-to-energy plant

By Dawn Gagnon / Bangor Daily News / July 19, 2016 HAMPDEN, Maine — After a public hearing that spanned five nights going back to April, members of Hampden’s Planning Board on Tuesday night granted the Municipal Review Committee and its partner Fiberight LLC permission to construct a $69 million state-of-the-art waste-to-energy plant. Site plan and conditional use […]

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Belfast backs Fiberight waste-to-energy plant

By Abigail Curtis / Bangor Daily News / May 18, 2016  BELFAST, Maine — Belfast City Councilors voted unanimously this week to enter into an agreement with other Maine municipalities to send the city’s solid waste to the new Fiberight waste-to-energy plant in Hampden. “We were presented with an economic case in which Fiberight is clearly the […]

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Visit to Fiberight Plant Surprises Hampden Mayor

By Dawn Gagnon  / Bangor Daily News / May 10, 2016 HAMPDEN, Maine — If all goes to plan, Hampden will be home to a proposed $69 million waste-to-energy plant come 2018. But given the town’s long history of handling solid waste from around the state at the former Pine Tree Landfill, which operated for 35 years before […]

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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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