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Recycling Program Helps Universities, Industrial Customers Divert Gloves from Landfills

Recycling Program Helps Universities, Industrial Customers Divert Gloves from Landfills

A recycling program by Kimberly-Clark Professional has helped two Midwest universities divert almost 3 tons of waste from landfill by turning used lab gloves and garments into shelving, flowerpots and lawn and garden furniture.

Process Converts Biomass Waste into Lucrative Chemical Products

A new catalytic process is able to convert lignin — once considered biomass waste — into lucrative chemical products that can be used in fragrances, flavorings or to create high-octane fuel for racecars and jets. A team of researchers from Purdue University’s Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to … Read more »

Honeywell’s Low-Global-Warming Material Insulates Net-Zero Energy Home

Honeywell’s Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent — an ultra low-global-warming-potential foam blowing agent — has been used to help insulate a net-zero energy home project at Purdue University, the company says. The blowing agent, which causes closed-cell spray foam insulation to expand and provides the majority of the foam’s insulating properties, … Read more »

Shale Oil Benefits Could Pay for Smaller Carbon Footprint

The US could see about a 27 percent reduction in its carbon footprint if just half of the unanticipated economic benefits of shale gas and oil production were used in the efforts, according to agricultural economists at Purdue University. The researchers estimate that shale technologies annually provide an extra $302 billion … Read more »

DuPont, Universities Target Sustainable Crop Yields

DuPont Pioneer is collaborating with eight Midwestern universities through their respective soil nutrition management experts to help growers more sustainably maximize crop yields. The universities involved are Iowa State University, North Dakota State University, Purdue University, the University of Illinois-Urbana, the University of Minnesota, the University of Missouri, the University … Read more »

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FAA, Airlines, Universities to Develop Cleaner Jet Fuels

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected a team of universities to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) that aims to benefit airlines by developing cleaner jet fuels and exploring other ways to meet next-generation air transportation environmental and energy goals. Led by Washington State University and the … Read more »

Variable Stroke

Heat Pump With Variable Stroke Compressor Saves 50% on Energy

S-RAM Dynamics has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the Department of Energy toward a $1 million project to help commercialize an energy efficient heat pump for commercial and industrial customers to reduce energy consumption by more than 50 percent compared to other common refrigeration and heating systems. The system … Read more »

ARPA-E

GE, BASF, Others Receive $36M DOE Funding for EV Energy Storage

General Electric and BASF are among the 22 organizations to receive a total of $36 million from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop electric vehicle energy storage systems using innovative chemistries, architectures and designs. The ARPA-E’s program, Robust Affordable Next Generation Energy Storage Systems (RANGE), … Read more »

Duke Energy, Toshiba Unveil Solar EV Station with Battery

Simon Group along with partners Toshiba Corp., Duke Energy, Itochu Corp., and Tom Wood Automotive Group has unveiled an advanced vehicle charging station, with solar panels and a battery – the first such installation to emerge from a regional project. The installation, which is located at Clay Terrace in Carmel, … Read more »

UC Davis Ranked No. 1 in Green Colleges List

UC Davis Ranked No. 1 in Green Colleges List

The University of California, Davis tops Sierra Club’s annual “green” colleges list, jumping from No. 8 to the No. 1 spot by diverting about 70 percent of its trash, opening the country’s largest planned zero-net-energy residential community and encouraging bike use on campus. While none of this year’s colleges earned … Read more »