What's hotter than your pyrolysis unit? This biochar and carbon removal news!
🌱 Singapore-based WasteX wants to turn farm waste into biochar, offering an end-to-end solution to bring biochar to more farms across Southeast Asia.
🌊 A soil health experiment, administered by the Roaring Fork Conservancy, is using biochar to reveal clues about how local ranchers can better manage their land under dry conditions as the Colorado River basin continues to struggle under the effects of climate change and historic drought.
🅰️ London-based BeZero Carbon, a global rating agency for the voluntary carbon market, has released what is claimed to be the first rating of an engineered carbon removal technique, giving an ‘A’ rating to a biochar project.
🌐 Carbon Streaming announces biochar carbon removal deal with Microsoft.
🚦 High Plains Biochar has ben accepted into the the Air Miners Launchpad, a national accelerator program in the U.S.
🕳️ CleanTechnica goes “down the rabbit hole” of biochar.
💧 An interdisciplinary team of University of South Florida researchers is aiming to use biochar to safeguard the environment by preventing pollutants from entering a local stormwater pond.
🌳 BioCarbon’s biochar-based briquettes are remaking steelmaking with wood waste.
🍵 Tea branch prunings converted to biochar and returned to the fields aligns with Kenya’s move to a circular economy and rebuilding soils.
➕ CHAR Technologies has selected TWD Technologies as their engineering partner for the expansion of their innovative high temperature pyrolysis technology facility in Ontario.
🎍 India’s Steel Ministry is exploring the use of bamboo biochar as a low carbon emitting alternative in steel-making.
🧑🌾 The Center for Land-Based Learning in California is employing biochar as it trains young farmers on olive growing and soil health.
💲 Cal Poly's Initiative for Climate Leadership and Resilience is using grant dollars to help local farms produce biochar.
🛥️ Kingpin’s Activated Bamboo Charcoal Air Purifier made from biochar earned recognition at the Sydney Boat Show Sustainability Awards.
💰 The Kalispel Tribe’s project, called Forest Fuels Management through Biochar Air Curtain Burners, has received funding from the U.S. Forest Service to turn forest fuels into biochar.
🚧 This Land authors a piece on why biochar matters regarding sustainability in construction.
🍄 Flete Field Lab secured the Devon Environment Foundation award for ‘Best Grant for Reducing Pollution’ for a project that uses biochar and mycelium to enhance water and soil quality.
🗞️ The Week published a beginner's guide to biochar.
🐤 Researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are exploring the potential of biochar to replace synthetic fertilizers in hay production — especially when combined with poultry litter.