How Fast Fashion is Being Converted Into Jet Fuel

Eco Chic

It’s long process to turn a blazer into a blast-off , but that’s exactly what’s happening, as Bloomberg Business Week reports that Japanese recycling firm Japan Environmental Planning (Jeplan) has begun testing ways to use discarded clothes as jet fuel. So turning old clothes into fuel is one way to deal with this crisis of stuff. How Do You Convert Clothes to Jet Fuel? Turning clothes into fuel.

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Cheese Waste Anyone?

Eco Friendly Daily

In these days of rising gas and oil prices, companies are turning to fuel alternatives. A similar process is used in Landfrisch Wels , an Austrian creamery that was the first to generate whey power. The biogas generates electricity, and the resulting heat can be used to heat water for production processes. Alternative Energy Environment Often, this involves biomass power generated from agricultural waste and forestry by-products.

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Study: Shale Gas Detrimental To Global Warming

Eco Friendly Daily

Despite the growth of the renewable energy field, fossil fuel dependence continues to grow worldwide. Due to this, many are attempting to find new types of energy which could serve as a conventional fuel but with lower emissions. However, a new study performed by scientists in the United States to be released in the journal Climatic Change, has determined that shale gas would have a greater impact on climate change than current conventional fuels.

Aprés COP 18: Will Qatar Rebound with Solar?

Green Prophet

With free water and electricity, and the world’s largest carbon footprint, is Qatar’s new stance on solar a bona fide shift towards fossil fuel alternatives or are they simply catching the latest fashion? Oil extracted from the desert country’s rich sands isn’t included in the country’s consumption figures (unless it’s burned in-state), but even with that qualification, Qatar is one of the top users of fossil fuels.

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Palms Up To Palm Oil

Eco Friendly Daily

After processing, it becomes a common ingredient in many foods such as margarine, chocolate, potato chips, soup, and bread. With the advent of biodiesel as a fuel alternative, palm oil has yet another source for pressing demand. Indonesia is one country that has turned to lucrative palm oil plantations – often destroying tracts of rainforest and peatland in the process. Demonstrators have been focusing their efforts on commercial users of palm oil.

Fixing the Climate: A Radical Solution Explained In a New Book

Eco Friendly Daily

The ‘Why’ has given way to the ‘How’ Wallace Broecker maintains that humankind will never be able to give up on fossil fuels. Alternative forms of energy are falling way short of the massive demand. Wind energy is not sufficient…hydrogen fuels would require massive investments in technology and infrastructure…solar energy is still expensive on a larger scale.