Reviews

EBRI ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class

EBRI works with a number of SMEs across the West Midlands. Below is a selection of short films featuring attendees of the EBRI Bioenergy Master Class, held at EBRI in Birmingham, the CoRE building at Stoke-on-Trent, and the Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub.

96% of attendees of the EBRI Master Class have rated it ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very Good’.

Business Reviews

Sanjay Aggarwal, Spice Kitchen and Recorked UK

Sanjay Aggarwal, based in Birmingham runs two businesses: Spice Kitchen, a spice and tea manufacturer; and Recorked UK, the leading UK cork recycling scheme, predominantly from used wine stoppers. He attended the EBRI Bioenergy Master Class event to gain an understanding of alternative potential uses of the corks, e.g. as a biomass feedstock and a biofuel.

Simon Ighofose, PyroGenesys

Simon Ighofose’s company PyroGenesys Ltd is a start-up company which came out of Aston University in Birmingham. During this film footage, Simon highlights the benefits of working with bioenergy centre-of-excellence, the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI), and the collaboration opportunities that are available for his business.

Tony Pickess, Gemidan Ltd

Gemidan have developed a high performance pre-treatment technology for food waste for use in the Anaerobic Digestion (AD) sector. Tony attended the EBRI Master Class to learn more about the broader bioenergy sector. Here he gives an overview of the scale of food waste in the UK, and how renewable energy can play a part in making better use of it.