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Tag: bioeconomy

A stack of lumbar

Jan 15, 2021

Biomass: A Sustainable Energy Source for the Future?

From creating sustainable jet fuel to developing sustainable consumer goods, the College of Natural Resources is at the forefront of exploring the opportunities and challenges associated with harnessing renewable biomass. 

Jordan Hall - Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities During A Pandemic - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Nov 25, 2020

Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities During a Pandemic

When students lost internships due to COVID-19, the Department of Forest Biomaterials stepped in to help. 

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Mar 5, 2020

NC State Program Offers Online Courses in Bioeconomy and Biomass

The Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between the Department of Forest Biomaterials and the Department of STEM Education, is increasing its reach with four new online courses. 

Surprising Products Made With Biomaterials - College of Natural Resources

Jan 21, 2020

Your Ice Cream Has Paper In It – and Other Unexpected Products Made from Biomaterials

Biomaterials can be found in everyday products. They enhance our food and technology and help us live more sustainable lifestyles. 

Festive wrapped gifts -A Brief History of Paper: From Recording History to Wrapping Gifts

Dec 16, 2019

A Brief History of Paper: From Recording History to Wrapping Gifts

For thousands of years, people around the world have been wrapping gifts. But the wrapping paper industry as we know it today was, surprisingly, a complete accident. 

Female with Oculus headset - Emerging Opportunities and Jobs in the Bioeconomy

Feb 20, 2019

Emerging Opportunities and Jobs in the Bioeconomy

Marko Hakovirta, head of the Department of Forest Biomaterials, and Lucian Lucia, associate professor, discuss nontraditional ways to introduce students to STEM careers. 

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Nov 11, 2015

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Did you know that there are more than 5,000 products made from paper and paper making by-products?