carbon dioxide

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a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances

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They estimate, that since the installation of the Samson Nano 11 months ago, the company has saved almost 29 tonnes of C02, based on the emissions created by their previous amount of film used.
A Carbon Disclosure Project, United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute and World Wide Fund for Nature collaboration, SBTi independently audits corporate C02 emissions reduction targets mirroring 2015 Paris Agreement goals.
The formation of metmyoglobin can be delayed by either excluding 02 completely - by using vacuum packaging or a low-02 MAP gas mix - or by maintaining much higher 02 levels in the MAP gas, along with C02 to selectively inhibit the growth of spoilage bacteria.
A major difference between the cement industry and most other industries is that fuel consumption is not the dominant driver of C02 emissions from cement production.
Firefighters arrived at the scene and found a leaking C02 cylinder was the cause of the commotion.
The conflation of C02 emissions with pollution is galling to anyone who understands the relationship between C02 and the very food we eat.
According to Hempel, upgrading the entire world fleet to Hempaguard X7 would, in theory, save the industry $12 billion (at current bunker prices) and reduce global C02 emissions by close to 95 million tons annually.
The CarbonCure process will offset more than 3,000 tons of C02 emissions across the Package 1 concrete schedule.
However, some companies are trialling a green and affordable way to extract high-value materials such as natural antioxidants from food waste using a pilot technology called supercritical C02 extraction.
By running the most efficient units first, regardless of location or ownership, the utilities estimate the arrangement will jointly save $12 million to $16 million a year in fuel, operations, and maintenance costs, and will reduce C02 emissions by 90,000 to 120,000 tons per year.
com), says the patented process starts with liquid C02 being injected into a capillary condenser where it is transformed into solid C02 particles of variable size and density.
Now, some 25% of the oil used to manufacture a precursor can be replaced with C02. The resulting polyether carbonate polyurethane can be processed into elastomers, Covestro says.
By 2020, the company pledges to reduce C02 emissions at its plants and distribution centers by 60% in absolute terms, from a 2005 baseline.