Sustainability & Ecology

 nova-Institute’s Sustainability Department


Thumbnail Biomassekaskaden EndberichtBIOMASSEKASKADEN – Mehr Ressourceneffizienz durch Kaskadennutzung von Biomasse – von der Theorie zur Praxis (Endbericht) — mehr Informationen

Horst Fehrenbach, Susanne Köppen, Benedikt Kauertz, Andreas Detzel, Frank Wellenreuther, Elke Breitmayer, Roland Essel, Michael Carus, Sonja Kay, Bernhard Wern, Frank Baur, Katrin Bienge, Justus von Geibler

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 Langfassung (PDF) 134 2017-06 42 Free Download


17-05-Thumbnail Standards and labels for bio-based productsStandards and labels for bio-based products — more information

Lara Dammer, Michael Carus, Asta Partanen

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 Preview (PDF) 4 2017-05 263 Free Download
 Full version (PDF) 30 2017-05 395.00

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Bildschirmfoto 2017-01-20 um 12.12.26Bio-based economy and climate change — more information

Michael Carus

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 Full version (PDF) 19 2017-01 927 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2016-08-25 um 09.36.10InnProBio project: Informative factsheets about the most pressing issues — more information

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 Factsheet 1: What are bio-based products? (PDF) 2 2016-08 1117 Free Download
 Factsheet 2: Sustainability of bio-based products (PDF) 4 2016-08 873 Free Download
 Factsheet 3: Biodegradability – exposing some of the myths and facts (PDF) 5 2016-08 750 Free Download
 Factsheet 4: Bio-based Products and Services in the Circular Economy (PDF) 4 2017-04 107 Free Download
 Factsheet 5: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC) (PDF) 3 2017-07 13 Free Download


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nova-Paper #8 on bio-based economy: “Definition, Calculation and Comparison of the “Biomass Utilization Efficiency (BUE)” of Various Bio-based Chemicals, Polymers and Fuels” — more information

Iffland, K., Sherwood, J., Carus M., Raschka, A., Farmer, T., Clark, J.

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 Full version (PDF) 26 2015-11 1296 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2015-10-07 um 11.21.49nova-Paper #7 on bio-based economy: “Global bioeconomy in the conflict between biomass supply and demand” — more information

Stephan Piotrowski, Michael Carus, Roland Essel

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 Full version (PDF) 13 2015-10 1771 Free Download
 Graphics (ZIP) 2015-10 708 Free Download
 Sustainable biomass supply and demand: a scenario analysis (PDF) 11 2016-05 413 Free Download

Bildschirmfoto 2015-09-23 um 14.01.25nova-Paper #7 zu biobasierter Ökonomie: “Globale Bioökonomie im Spannungsfeld von Biomasseangebot und -nachfrage” — mehr Information

Stephan Piotrowski, Michael Carus, Roland Essel

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 Langfassung (PDF) 14 2015-10 787 Free Download
 Grafiken (ZIP) 2015-10 445 Free Download

Bildschirmfoto 2015-09-02 um 16.25.26“Nachhaltig nutzbare Potenziale für Biokraftstoffe in Nutzungskonkurrenz zur Lebens- und Futtermittelproduktion, Bioenergie sowie zur stofflichen Nutzung in Deutschland, Europa und der Welt”

Dr. Stephan Piotrowski, Roland Essel, Michael Carus, Lara Dammer, Linda Engel

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 Langfassung (PDF) 268 2015-08 705 Free Download


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“Sources of microplastics relevant to marine protection in Germany” — more Information

Roland Essel, Linda Engel, Michael Carus, Ralph Heinrich Ahrens

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 Langfassung (PDF) 43 2015-09 468 Free Download
 Full version (PDF) 46 2015-09 632 Free Download
 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 3 2014-06 450 Free Download


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“Vom Gärprodukt zum Holzwerkstoff” — mehr Information

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 Stoffliche Nutzung lignocellulosehaltiger Gärprodukte für Holzwerkstoffe aus Biogasanlagen – Endbericht (PDF) 55 2015-01 532 Free Download
 Artikel in energie aus pflanzen 5/2014 (PDF) 4 2014-10 309 Free Download
 Poster (PDF) 1 2013-09 302 Free Download
 Präsentationen Abschlussworkshop (ZIP) 2014-09 308 Free Download


15-04_Thumbnail_Carbon_Footprint_Natural_Fibres“Carbon Footprint and Sustainability of Different Natural Fibres for Biocomposites and Insulation Material” — more information

Martha Barth, Michael Carus

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 Full version (PDF) 48 2015-04 1491 Free Download
 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 3 2015-06 286 Free Download


14-08_thumbnail_sustainablity_certificaton_and_mass_balance“Sustainability Certification and Mass Balance” — more information

With contributions from Michael Carus (nova-Institute), Jan Henke (meo, ISCC PLUS), Melanie Williams (RSB) and Philippe Dewolfs (Vinçotte)

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 Progress in standardization of bio-based products – Terminology (PDF) 1 2015-01 451 Free Download
 "Mass balance and minimum share" and others (PDF) 2 2014-10 424 Free Download
 "Can ISSC PLUS certification be misleading?" and others (PDF) 2 2014-08 445 Free Download


14-07_thumbnail_article_rural21_cascading_use_Essel“Increasing Resource Efficiency by Cascading Use of Biomass“ — more information

Roland Essel, Michael Carus

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 Article in Rural21 (PDF) 2 2014-07 448 Free Download


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“Did you know… about meat?” — more information

Stephan Piotrowski

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 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 1 2013-06 350 Free Download


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“Meta-Analyse von Ökobilanzen für bio-basierte Polymere in der Produktion von Proganic®” — mehr Information

Roland Essel, Michael Carus

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 Vollversion (PDF) 42 2012-05 3298 Free Download
 Grafiken (ZIP) 6 2012-05 1026 Free Download

 

14-06-06_thumbnail_meta-analysis-of-30-LCA-BPM_nova“Meta-analysis of life cycle assessments for bio-based polymers in the production of Proganic®” —  more information

Roland Essel, Michael Carus

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 Presentation (PDF) 30 2012-05 4789 Free Download
 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 4 2012-03 1486 Free Download
 Poster (PDF) 1 2012-05 1069 Free Download
 Graphics (ZIP) 6 2012-05 1038 Free Download


14-06-06 thumbnail from the field to the wheel“From the field to the wheel: Photovoltaic is 40 times more efficient than the best biofuel” —  more information

Michael Carus

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 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 2 2012-02 1529 Free Download


14-06-06 thumbnail agrcultural resources for bioplastics“Agricultural Resources for Bioplastics” — more information

Michael Carus, Achim Raschka

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 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 3 2011-12 3698 Free Download


 14-06-06 thumbnails hemp fibres for green products“Hemp fibres for Green Products – An assessment of life cycle studies on hemp fibre applications” — more information

Juliane Haufe, Michael Carus

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 Full version (PDF) 20 2011-07 2732 Free Download