Press Release: Comet Biorefining To Build First Commercial Biomass Sugar Plant In Sarnia, Ontario

Comet BiorefiningTargets Sustainable Bio-based Chemicals Market

Comet Biorefining, Inc. has announced the location of its commercial scale biomass derived sugar facility in the TransAlta Energy Park in Sarnia, Ontario. The 60 million pounds per year plant will come online in 2018 producing dextrose sugar from locally sourced corn stover and wheat straw. Corn stover consists of residues left in the field after harvest including stalks, leaves, husks and cobs.

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Happy Valentine’s From All Of Us At Sustainability Consult

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It's that time of year already. Pink shiny balloons and fluffy greetings cards.  And a good excuse to send you this love note.

Whether we work together, want to work together, hang out at Green Drinks or volunteer together... or maybe cross paths at events, I am so thankful for you.

Our community is a wonderful thing and I feel extremely lucky to be part of it.

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Janaina Topley Lira Joins Sustainability Consult

janaina website profileSustainability Consult is pleased to welcome Janaina Topley Lira as a Consultant.  She holds a Masters degree in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London and has a broad understanding of environmental issues, with specialist knowledge of climate change.

Prior to joining Sustainability Consult, Janaina delivered research, marketing and communications campaigns on the health impacts of climate change and on the market for natural refrigerant heating and cooling technologies, for both the private and voluntary sectors.  An environmental scientist turned communications professional, Janaina joined Sustainability Consult to lend her practical and professional experience to help to support the shift from a fossil fuel-based to a bio-based economy.

British/Brazilian, Janaina loves travelling to explore new places and cultures, getting outside and creative projects.

Kathryn Moderating At Global Packaging Summit

Sustainability Consult CEO Kathryn Sheridan is moderating at Packaged - The Global Packaging Summit, which takes place in Brussels on 25-26 January 2016.a2b47a34 7dc7 4623 9a49 6c3872706c26 Global Packaging Summit Email Banner

The panel, ‘How to utilise the Circular Economy Strategy to drive the next wave of business growth’, is part of the ‘Sustainable Packaging and New Materials’ session on 25 January from 10.10-10.55am.  Participants will discuss the impact of the European Commission circular economy package on brands, retailers, manufacturers and consumers.

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