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An autoclaver’s view on the coffee cup crisis

Coffee cups; a perfect example of our throwaway culture and how we are now faced with the consequences of single use plastics. This is a product created simply for convenience and only recently people come to realise the amount of waste produced and ending up in landfill. Hugh’s War on Waste  reported that 2.5 billion […]

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Wilson’s Grand Opening

Wilson Bio-Chemical has officially opened our Micro Autoclave Fibre Production Plant for turning municipal solid waste (MSW) into biomass fibre that can be converted into a range of useful products. The facility has been developed with the help of the University of York subsidiary, the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) and is based at the BDC’s […]

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Mark Ennis has been awarded CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours!

We are very proud to announce that our very own shareholder, Mark Ennis, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Mark has been recognised for his outstanding performance and his dedication to the economy and community in Northern Ireland. Alongside his other roles, particularly as Chairman of Invest NI and Executive […]

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Micro Plant Commissioning

March 2016 We have installed a micro fibre production plant which is due for commissioning in April 2016! Our micro plant is located at the Biorenewables Development Centre at the University of York which allows our Clients, Academia and our own in-house work to study in detail the behaviour of a variety of waste streams […]

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Innovate UK Grant Funding for the Co-Firing Waste Derived Torrefied Biogenic Fibre with Coal

November 2015 We are pleased to announce that Wilson Bio-Chemical Ltd has been successful in obtaining a grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s Innovation Agency, of £40,000 towards a project cost of £144,000 to carry out a practical feasibility study for the production of Bio-Char from MSW and commercial waste. Bio-Char is a “coal-like” substance […]

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150,000 tonne capacity system to be refurbished and re-installed by Wilson Bio-Chemical

November 2014 Tawnywood Recycling have acquired the majority of the Wilson’s steam autoclaving plant previously installed at Limerick in Ireland. This 150,000 tonne per annum capacity system shall be refurbished, brought up to date and re-installed by Wilson Bio-Chemical at Tawnywood’s Staveley site at Chesterfield UK ready for re-commissioning in late 2016

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Granting funding awarded through the ERDF for a Small Innovation Project

September 2014 The SIP was awarded £7,500 to look at the feasibility of pelletising and torrefying the biogenic fibre (Wilson Fibre®) to make a durable and coal-like pellet for further use as a fuel. The result of this grant was the formation of a strong, durable, high density pellet suitable for co-mingling with coal or […]

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WBC won a grant through the European Regional Development Fund and Department of Energy and Climate Change

April 2014 This grant included £64,000 towards the cost of building a 50kg capacity steam autoclave system for treating a variety of wastes for the manufacture of high value chemicals. The Pilot Rig to be installed and commissioned at the BDC in April 2016. This Research and Development tool will be housed in the Bio-Renewables […]

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Wilson Bio-Chemical awarded £16,440 towards Proof of Market exercise

January 2013 Wilson Bio-Chemical was awarded £16,440 towards a £40,000 project to carry out a Proof of Market exercise to look at the possibility of producing butanol and hydrogen from municipal solid waste and enter the future transportation fuel market by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB). This project resulted in successfully proving that the production […]

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