Top Cdn BE: Biochar from Airex

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August 27, 2018,

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Biochar: it’s light, durable, readily accessible and could be a key to zero-waste food production in the world’s greenhouses and aquaponics systems. And a research project at Lethbridge College is testing it as a micro-nanofiltration system in aquaponics… by Lethbridge College

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / August 22, 2018 / Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. (“Cielo” or the “Company”) (CSE: CMC) announces that it has achieved a milestone with the first production of raw distillate (renewable fuels) from its first commercial refinery in Aldersyde, Alberta (the ” Refinery”) that uses its patent-pending technology, which converts garbage-derived feedstocks, including all plastics, sorted municipal solid waste (garbage), wood and agriculture waste, tires and virtually any other cellulous waste product, into high grade renewable diesel… by Cielo.

A few years ago, many of us became acquainted with a singularly revolting word: fatberg. The word described an increasingly common scenario in the world’s sewer systems, wherein cooking oils and other greases congeal in the pipes, creating sludgy masses that entrap any number of disposed solids… by Emily Matchar.

Vancouver, CANADA – August 20, 2018 — Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) today announced three Canadian companies have been selected as finalists in the ARCTIC Innovation Challenge for improving the business case for on-farm production of renewable natural gas (RNG) in British Columbia. The companies will receive funding and support to advance their technology solutions, which convert the by-products associated with anaerobic digestion into commercially viable products… by Foresight.

Aug. 22, 2018 – The City of Vancouver has signed a contract with Suncor to transition all its city vehicles to 100 per cent renewable diesel. The city claims the move will reduce its vehicle emissions to 50 per cent below 2007 levels by the end of 2019... by Maria Church.

In Canada, Pro-Métal Plus and Säätötuli Canada Enterprises Inc, have announced the co-development of a biomass boiler range for the North-American market. The two Québec-based companies will pool their know-how to create hot water biomass boilers adapted for the Säätötuli multi-fuel biomass burner technology… by Bioenergy International.

Aug. 20, 2018 – Airex Energy, a world leader in large-scale biomass torrefaction, is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the sale and use of its BiocharFX product in Canada… by Airex.

BÉCANCOUR. Grâce à l’obtention de la certification de mise en vente de l’Agence canadienne d’inspection des aliments du BiocharFX, Airex Énergie, dans le parc Laparade, à Gentilly, devient le plus grand producteur de biochar au Canada… by Sebastien Lecroix.