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Plan for New Municipal Waste Processing Plant Moves Forward

Fiberight Team Feb 26, 2015 No Comments

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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UMaine team hired to study whether “Trashanol” will work in Maine.

Fiberight Team Oct 24, 2014 No Comments

By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff Posted Oct. 23, 2014, at 12:47 p.m. ORONO, Maine — The organization representing the trash interests of 187 Maine towns is now partnering with the University of Maine to determine if new garbage-to-energy technology from a Maryland company —- known as “Trashanol” — will work in Maine.  While details are […]

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Eagerly-awaited Technology Turns Garbage into Fuel

Fiberight Team May 21, 2014 No Comments

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…

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

Fiberight Team Mar 26, 2013 No Comments

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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Triangle company helping turn trash into fuel

Fiberight Team Aug 08, 2012 No Comments

By Kerstin Nordstrom – As much as we may want to recycle, our trash bins fill with dirty paper towels, pizza boxes, fabric bits and apple cores, helping account for the 165 million tons of non-recycled garbage Americans produced last year. A Triangle-based company has now come up with a way to turn that […]

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Fiberight Produces Biofuel from Trash

Fiberight Team Aug 06, 2012 No Comments

By Joanna Schroeder – Fiberight has announced it has received key federal approval for its production process. The company, who has enlisted Novozymes as a partner, has developed technology to convert non-recycled municipal solid and industrial wastes into advanced biofuels. To achieve federal approval, the company proved its ability to separate recyclable paper, cardboard, […]

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Fiberight Receives Federal Approval For Waste to Biofuels Production Process

Fiberight Team Aug 02, 2012 No Comments

Posted by Biofuels Journal Lawrenceville, VA—Advanced biofuels from household trash are a critical step closer to consumer gas tanks after Fiberight, a Novozymes partner, announced Aug. 2 a key federal approval for its production process. Fiberight has developed cutting-edge technology to convert millions of tons of non-recycled municipal solid and industrial wastes into advanced biofuels […]

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Companies Show Cellulosic Ethanol Made From Waste Paper

Fiberight Team Jan 27, 2010 No Comments

WASHINGTON– In the shadow of Capitol Hill, a pair of companies this week introduced what they called the first advanced biofuel made from government waste – paper trash garnered from government agencies’ recycling bins.

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Government Paper Waste Fuels Truck in DC

Fiberight Team Jan 26, 2010 No Comments

The Washington Auto Show is in full swing and for the first time ever, a car is being fueled on government paper waste. The two companies behind this feat are Novozymes and Fiberight. Novozymes has been a partner on many cutting edge biofuels projects so I reached out to both companies to learn a bit more about creating ethanol from paper waste.

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