Patagonia’s new home for biochar plant will have a green building

Patagonian Building Materials is planning to open a new biochar facility in Patagonias home state of Montana, with the aim of producing more than $20 million worth of biochar in the process.The plant, which will be located in the town of Pahokee, will produce more than 500,000 metric tons of bioflour annually.The company is already producing biochar from a nearby […]

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Which materials can you use in your home?

The best material for your home is the one that’s right for you, but the right material can also vary, according to a new study.The International Materials Institute (IMI) has been working to make its research on materials and sustainability available to the general public since 2007.Its goal is to help citizens better understand how they can help improve their […]

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‘Battling the ravages of climate change’: Patagonia’s Patagonian plant will keep rolling

Patagonias new building materials plant in Patagones is already producing enough energy to power the entire building of its namesake mountain, the first such facility in the world.And that’s without taking into account the carbon footprint of the plant.“The energy footprint is zero.That’s the main metric that comes out of this plant,” Patagonica president and CEO Paul Gifford told CNBC […]

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