Sponsored By

Planes Could Be Fueled by Food Waste and Renewable Biofuels

March 18, 2021

1 Min Read
boeingfeat.png
Boeing

The commercial aviation industry is looking to reduce its emissions and become more sustainable. 

One way the industry plans to do so is to look at options for sustainable jet fuel. A new study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences explores the concept of converting food waste into jet fuel to be used in current engines - or biofuels.

The study showed that in order for the new fuel to work, it would have to be chemically similar to fossil fuels. Researchers have been developing a jet fuel that has similar molecules.

Read the entire article here.

 

Stay in the Know - Subscribe to Our Newsletters
Join a network of more than 90,000 waste and recycling industry professionals. Get the latest news and insights straight to your inbox. Free.

You May Also Like