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NER (Nafici Environmental Research Ltd)

YEAR FOUNDED 2013
LOCATION UK
AREA OF IMPACT Not Categorized

Eco paper from wheat straw, not trees

NER’s new low carbon, small-scale  technology, uses wheat, barley and oat straw wastes (even with high moisture) to produce paper pulp as a competitive alternative to hardwood pulp for use in paper manufacturing and for other applications.

This new process overcomes the cost and environmental disadvantages of a normal straw pulping and is an effective and efficient way to reintroduce straw into the paper industry.

NER plans to license the know-how and further develop the technology in the UK and overseas with a focus on large cereal crop production, an industry with large quantities of straw by-product. 

 

Get in touch

CONTACT

Florence Miremadi-Nafici
florence@nafici-research.com
www.nafici-research.com

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