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Edinburgh-based start-up Celtic Renewables, founded by Dr. Martin Tangney (pictured), is turning waste matter from whisky production into a “next-generation biofuel” — biobutanol. | Image credit: Celtic Renewables

Design experimentation and product innovation for sustainability would be impossible without underlying scientific advances coming out of research labs dedicated to chemical, mechanical and materials engineering. This channel covers green chemistry, new materials and fuels, GMOs and more — all in all, a remarkable set of leading indicators extending the realm of possibilities in meeting the world’s needs.


Tony Kingsbury is Founder and President of TKingsbury Consulting where he leads a practice focused on assisting companies and organization improve the sustainability of their plastics, packaging and chemicals. Kingsbury honed his sustainability expertise during a long career at Dow Chemical. From 2007-12… [Read more about Tony Kingsbury]


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