Ontario to Become the First Carbon-Neutral Community in Canada
The decision of Ruth and Tom Bowes to settle into the small community of Eden Mills was primarily due to the place’s plan to become the first carbon-neutral community in Canada.
Tom Bowes expressed his faith in people overcoming climate change if they commit themselves to become conscious about their littlest decisions, including how they consume, live, eat, or wear.
The husband and wife said they decided to settle in a straw-bale house. They utilize straws’ insulating properties to save energy bills and …
An Overview of the Bioeconomy
The bioeconomy is fastly emerging in Ontario. It’s opening new opportunities to homegrown products and local farmers.
The system called bioeconomy pertains to using plant-based carbon as a replacement for fossil fuel-based carbon. It develops bio-based products, including bioenergy, fuel, and feed from crops, such as switchgrass, miscanthus, wheat straw, and corn stalk.
Ontario has the drive, innovation, and resources to support bioeconomy. It enables local farmers to benefit from the sustainability of …
What is Biomass?
Biomass pertains to the production of bioenergy from the following sources:
Direct combustion, such as electricity generation, steam, or heat.
Indirect thermochemical or biochemical conversion into different biofuels, such as pyrolysis oils, methane, methanol, and ethanol