Press Release: New Study Uses Bio-based, Renewable Solvent to Extract Key Nutrient to Combat COVID-19

CircaMELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – 16 December 2020 – New research published in the ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering journal used renewable solvent CyreneTM – produced by biotechnology company Circa Group from waste biomass – to extract two key phytonutrients, hesperidin and rutin. Hesperidin is a sought after natural flavonoid, which is also being looked at to help tackle COVID-19, as it binds to the virus’ key proteins and counteracts cell-damaging effects triggered by infection and inflammation.

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Giving thanks for 12 years of SC

KS insect hotelOn Thanksgiving 2008, I officially launched Sustainability Consult. Today I'm looking back with gratitude at 12 years.

What I'm most grateful for is the amazing SC team. I'm filled with emotion and pride to think of all the people we've helped to develop a meaningful career. Our alumni stretches far and wide.

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Surfing the second wave together

surfingTheSecondWave social mediaGreetings from the Sustainability Consult bunker!

One thing I am seeing this year is teams under pressure.

Working remotely is tough. Zoom and Teams can be exhausting and relentless. It's not easy to stay on track when you never see your teammates. Or to join a team without meeting your colleagues in person or going to the office.

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