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Do you have the next big idea for sustainable forest management?
The Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and its subsidiary WA Plantation Resources (WAPRES), located in Bunbury, have launched a unique initiative to uncover future innovations for sustainable forest management. The Marubeni Forest Innovation Business Contest (MFIBC) is open to global and local proposals from businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, universities, students and any individual with a passion for the ...Read More
Forestry waste becomes transport fuel
A new technique based on gasification, offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry by-products, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals. The approach reduces carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 90 per cent, as compared with fossil fuels, and was developed by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd ...Read More
Prefab building makes for sustainable homes of all sizes
Prefab building techniques are being used to develop sustainable dwelling places at both ends of the size scale. As the market becomes increasingly mindful of environmental issues, prefabricated building solutions are acquiring greater prominence because of their heightened efficiency and convenience. A key example of this is a new concept design released by German firm ...Read More