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Synonyms for straw

plant fiber used e

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

a variable yellow tint

a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth

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cover or provide with or as if with straw

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spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)

of a pale yellow color like straw

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In a move to be more environmentally conscious - and to save money on equipment and supplies - communities such as Millbury are moving toward mixing agricultural byproducts, such as leftovers from alcohol production at breweries and distilleries, with salt and sand.
To produce the "Lean Briqs" briquettes, Lean Energy Solutions combines sugar cane and coffee waste with agricultural byproducts such as sawdust, coal ash and water.
Bio-Plastics made from agricultural byproducts, is one of the most recent innovations within the plastic packaging industry.
The last section treats waste management and ways of recycling agricultural byproducts.
The pollution is affecting everyone indirectly, including the people who eat the agricultural byproducts," he explains.
Lin's team used corn stalks and leaves, but their ecosystem should also be able to process other agricultural byproducts and forestry waste.
The company's on-time, on-budget upgrades allow REG Albert Lea to run locally-sourced agricultural byproducts, including animal fats, used cooking oils, inedible corn oils and yellow grease as well as vegetable oils.
They had designed an innovative material--a type of insulation produced entirely from agricultural byproducts and demonstrating strong performance capabilities--but lacked the critical startup funding to bring the technology into the research pipeline and into the marketplace.
Last year, the two companies announced Sealed Air as the exclusive licensee for protective packaging in North America for mushroom packaging, a new technology for rapidly renewable and environmentally responsible packaging materials made from agricultural byproducts and mycelium, or mushroom roots.
Apart from the major and minor crops, the agricultural byproducts can also play vital role in the strengthening of this sector.
In the dark, and with no watering and no petrochemical inputs, the mycelium digest the agricultural byproducts, binding them into a solid structure.
j) Municipal solid waste from biogenic sources, landfill gas, sludge waste, agricultural byproducts, and other biomass.
In Pakistan, agricultural byproducts such as wheat, millet, cotton and rice straw, corn stalks, sugar cane bagasse, sawdust and wood shavings, wild acacia, and banana and pulse wastes, etc.
The document addresses all stages of production and explains that mushroom farms serve as environmental stewards, recycling agricultural byproducts and using best management practices and technology to find new ways to protect natural resources.
Science may also find a way to manufacture oil from agricultural byproducts.
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