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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Israel Takes Messianic Stance on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference

Green Prophet

It has not only fostered a market for clean technology and sustainable innovation, but has also made these developments a national priority. billion ($365 million) for a decade of research and development, from jet fuel alternatives to oil-replacing technologies of all shapes and sizes. Israel is now home to over 100 alternative energy start-up companies and another 100 university-based research groups.

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EU Upgrades Relations with Israel, Energy Over Politics

Green Prophet

This announcement came almost a week after the European Commission and Israel announced they are increasing cooperative efforts to develop sustainable water supplies and energy-efficiency, including oil fuel alternatives. Pragmatic alternatives for the EU might include empowering Palestinian people and encouraging diversity and transparency within Israeli democracy.

Masdar Wind Project May Blow Back Into Egypt

Green Prophet

As part of a long-term strategy to advance alternative energy, Masdar had sought investment opportunities in the Egyptian windfarm industry, and in February 2010, they finalized plans to build a 200-megawatt wind farm on the Red Sea coastline. The Abu Dhabi-based company specializes in renewable energy, clean technology, and sustainable development. Energy Al Arabiya Satellite Channel clean technology Masdar renewable energy Sustainable Development windfarms

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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. It is one of the company’s efforts to create a more sustainable production line. In 2003, Kraft established a partnership with Rainforest Alliance to provide sustainable and equitably purchased coffee. Alternative Energy Environment Often, this involves biomass power generated from agricultural waste and forestry by-products. However, there are other possibilities.

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Natural Gas is No Climate Solution - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

There is no more denying that burning dirty fossil fuels like natural gas is to blame for our superstorms, droughts, and wildfires. Yet energy companies are still denying it and continuing to manipulate our government leaders into thinking we have time to reverse the damage that is already done, just by switching to another fossil fuel such as natural gas. Natural gas is not a bridge fuel—it is a gangplank. View an alternate. Dirty Fuels. Compass.

Some Oil Companies are More Eco Friendly: Who’s Fuelling Your Summer Drives?

Eco Chic

While I’m 100% behind the idea of getting rid of personal cars altogether, like those happy biking Germans , or of running ALL cars on non-fossil fuel alternatives by 2030 (as Sweden built into their recent energy and climate bill), the thing is, these initiatives will take time. (In

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Researchers Say H20-Intensive Technology is Impossible for Desert Solar!

Green Prophet

Instead of scrambling to find funds and legislative support for the Desertec initiative , a small handful of people gathered at the Dii conference in Cairo to explore the project’s overall environmental sustainability. The ambitious plan to develop solar and wind energy in North Africa’s deserts could replace harmful fossil fuel alternatives, but researchers are quick to dismiss the notion that renewable energy projects are completely innocent.

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