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New Biochar technology installed by EBRI to combat climate change in Birmingham

Posted on Wednesday 27th October, 2021

•    New Urban Biochar greenhouse gas reduction and Sustainable Materials Demonstrator now installed at horticultural nursery site on outskirts of Birmingham

•    The project is being delivered by the Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI) based at Aston University after being granted Local Growth Fund (LGF) funding from the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP)

•    Urban tree waste from around city will be made into biochar, a sustainable form of charcoal which can be used for carbon capture, soil improvement and a range of industrial applications. Read More >>

Cardboard box with CO2 Neutral Printed on it

Luther Marketing – new case study

Posted on Wednesday 25th August, 2021

As customer demand for low carbon goods and services is rising, it is becoming increasingly important for suppliers to demonstrate their low carbon footprint. Read More >>
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Director of EBRI appointed to Defra Advisory Group

Posted on Monday 23rd August, 2021

•     Professor Patricia Thornley has been appointed to Defra’s Trees and Woodlands Scientific Advisory Group.

•     The group provides independent advice to support woodland creation and improve woodland management. Read More >>

Biochar on trowel

Next biochar webinars announced to reach global market

Posted on Wednesday 18th August, 2021

•     Next series of biochar online events scheduled for August and September

•     Benefits of using sustainable form of charcoal to be highlighted

•     Original event attracted people from around the globe

Two more virtual events have been planned to highlight the benefits of using biochar, which is a sustainable form of charcoal made from organic waste. Read More >>