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The Use of Straw Residues in Fuel Alternatives

Objective



To use straw residues (a current waste by-product of an existing straw processing activity) to produce environmentally friendly domestic firelighters and industrial fuel pellets utilising predominantly renewable materials. The RTD goals involve :
- Development of consistent particle size to ensure standardised processing conditions.
- Selection of and inclusion methods for additives to aid processing and presentation.
- Development of process conditions for mixing, extrusion/compaction.
- Development of test and analytical methodology to ensure conformance and performance standards.
- Compliance with ecological issues.

Funding Scheme

EAW - Exploratory awards

Coordinator

Environmental Straw Products Ltd.
Address
Station Road
SY4 3DD Shrewsbury
United Kingdom