Production of
advanced biodiesel from
animal wastes using
supercritical
technologies
Animal waste valorisation for an eco-efficient biodiesel

Would you use an eco-efficient biodiesel from waste coming from the tannery industry?

A LIFE funded project works on a pilot plant that applies an improved, sustainable and ecological process aiming circular economy.

Current situation

In Europe, 17 million tons of animal by-products are managed (SANDACH). They produce 2’85 million of animal fats a part of which are fated to disposal in landfills or incineration. This means a problem for both, the climate and the environment since they can contain harmful substances.

Main Objective

To demonstrate at pilot plant scale the production of two types of biofuels from animal fat residues. These biofuels will be achieved using supercritical conditions with new catalytic technology, thus producing technical, environmental and economic advantages on regard the traditional process.

LATEST NEWS

24May

The Life Superbiodiesel project could overcome the current Standards

In non-COVID times, the most usual situation is that the monitor of a Life project visits the facilities of the project coordinator. During.. Read More →
07Apr

Diversity of raw materials to be used in the LIFE Superbiodiesel project

During the preparatory actions of the project, a selection of three types of raw materials resulting from tanning processes were selected. This selection.. Read More →
01Feb

From the pilot plant at lab-scale to the industrial one

The consortium has achieved a clearer design of the pilot plant at industrial scale target within the Life Superbiodiesel project. The visit to.. Read More →