Sep­a­rat­ing pol­lu­tants with biochar

Sep­a­rat­ing pol­lu­tants with biochar

Pol­lu­tants from soil, water and gases can be removed with biochar. Accord­ing to Weber (Indus­trielle Anwen­dun­gen von Bio­massekar­bon­isat­en. Adsorp­tion­s­mit­tel, in: Quicker/Weber 2016, Biokohle), these can be organic pollutants…

Biochar in metallurgy

Biochar in metallurgy

The pro­duc­tion of metal­lic raw prod­ucts is one of the most impor­tant indus­tri­al sectors. Germany, for example, is one of the world’s leading coun­tries in the pro­duc­tion of steel, alu­mini­um, lead, copper and tin. Accord­ing to the authors Schulten…

Terra Preta, the black revolution

Terra Preta, the black revolution

The authors Scheub, Pieplow and Schmidt describe how to produce healthy food in their own gardens and at the same time improve the climate in a highly read­able book about biochar. It describes step by step how biochar can best be used in the…

Biochar approval

Biochar approval

Germany is still a laggard when it comes to the approval of biochar. Cur­rent­ly, it is only per­mit­ted in the form of char­coal with a carbon content of at least 80 percent. Tech­nol­o­gy has been avail­able for a long time to produce biochar free of…