Western Pallet Magazine May 2020 - Page 21

One of the all too common challenges for wood products companies is finding an application for residuals. Perhaps biochar will prove to be useful. Cornell University scientists will explore turning trash into treasure as Cornell’s new pyrolysis kiln – the largest research kiln of its kind at a U.S. university – will help scientists explore the potential for carbon-negative energy production, producing new biomaterials and creating Earth-friendly biochar.