Gallery: Company Uses Cement Plant’s CO2 Emissions to Create Algae-base...


It’s hard to imagine a cement plant going green. Creating cement is a scarily dirty process, and the industry is responsible for about five percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. One Canadian company aims to change that situation. Pond Biofuels, a three-year-old start-up, hopes to capture a cement plant’s carbon emissions in algae. The algae would then be turned into a biofuel and used to fuel cement kilns and company trucks.

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1 Comment

  1. branboom April 8, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Fuel created on site using what would be pollution to do it. Love it! =)

    The more niches we create for life to live off the wastes of human activity, the better off we’ll be!

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