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Helping you to meet your Sustainability Goals

Posted on Thursday 29th April, 2021

We have released a new film devised to help you discover how our Energy & Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI) team at Aston University helps companies get to grips with their sustainability goals and solve energy, waste and environmental challenges. Read More >>

HydroVeg – new case study

Posted on Thursday 29th April, 2021

 

Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in nutrient-rich water which uses significantly less time than growing in soil. Read More >>

Warm Earth – new case study

Posted on Thursday 29th April, 2021

Compost is produced when microorganisms like bacteria break down a feedstock, such as food or garden waste, into simple compounds which can improve soil fertility

 

Composting happens much faster at higher temperatures, and while the microorganisms do produce heat, this is wasted in traditional composting containers. Read More >>

Charcoal and biochar – new case study

Posted on Friday 22nd January, 2021

Discover how Caradoc Charcoal, an innovative, family business based in rural Shropshire benefited from EBRI’s support and guidance in helping them to explore a new commercial avenue – recovering the biochar by-product left over after burning firewood, and turning it into a marketable product. Read More >>