[GSBN] black soldier fly technology
paul.olivier at esrint.com
Fri Feb 13 13:47:51 CST 2009
I do not know of anyone who is doing this.
Just about any material composed of C, H and O can be thermally decomposed
into CO and H2.
This is what most gasification ovens do.
If the temperature is not high enough, methane will form.
Reforming glycerol should be easier than reforming biomass, since if the
glycerol is heated and filtered,
there should be little ash. In the absence of ash and char, the design of
the oven is simple.
Methanol synthesis is more complicated.
But it is technically feasible.
Again, I have no idea why this is not being done.
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 5:35 PM, Paul Olivier <paul.olivier at esrint.com>wrote:
> I have not done any work in feeding glycerol to larvae.
> I do not feel, however, that this would work.
> I think that the best approach would be to decompose the glycerol into
> carbon monoxide and hydrogen, and then to reform these two products into
> methanol, as in the following two formulas:
> C3H5(OH)3 + 2H2 + O2 → 3CO + 4H2 + 2H2O
> 3CO + 6H2 → 3CH3OH
> The methanol produced here could be put right back into the making of more
> I do not understand why this is not being done.
> The decomposition step is easy, and I know of several companies that do
> methanol synthesis starting from syn gas.
> Also I would like to share this paper on the recycling of human waste.
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Chug <chug at strawbale-building.co.uk>wrote:
>> Hi paul
>> thanks for sharing this BSF technology with everyone it sounds really
>> have you done any experimenting with the Glycerol by-product leftover from
>> making biodiesel? there is a growing problem with disposing of it in the
>> and if the BSF larvae can deal with it easily then it wouldd be great
>> chug at strawbale-building.co.uk
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Paul Olivier" <paul.olivier at esrint.com>
>> To: "(private, with public archives) Global Straw Building Network"
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>> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2009 10:34 PM
>> Subject: Re: [GSBN] black soldier fly technology
>> I recently gave a talk at an environmental summit (see
>> http://www.esrla.com/pdf/Brazil.pdf), and everyone said that my
>> was so great. But I immediately had to remind them that what is truly
>> here is the tiny insect that eats and recycles our putrescent waste.
>> give my best regards to Matt. The two of you are truly astounding in your
>> devotion to our planet.
>> Warmest regards.
>> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 5:00 AM, <Judyknox42 at aol.com> wrote:
>> > Paul,
>> > Matts and I are still waiting for you to receive a genius award for
>> > creating solutions to our most pressing problems. We;ll never forget
>> > sitting in your backyard in Washington, Louisiana while you showed us
>> > backyard experiments on the soldier fly. Keep observing, keep asking
>> > those
>> > difficult questions, and keep on doing the hard slog toward solutions.
>> > admire you deeply and send you our best wishes. Now, can you figure out
>> > how
>> > to clone yourself?
>> > Judy
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> Paul A. Olivier
> 27c Pham Hong Thai, Ward 10
> Dalat City
> Lam Dong Province
> Louisiana telephone: 1-337-447-4124 (rings Vietnam)
> Mobile: 0906941573 (in Vietnam)
> Mobile: 84-906941573 (outside Vietnam)
> Skype address: Xpolivier
Paul A. Olivier
27c Pham Hong Thai, Ward 10
Lam Dong Province
Louisiana telephone: 1-337-447-4124 (rings Vietnam)
Mobile: 0906941573 (in Vietnam)
Mobile: 84-906941573 (outside Vietnam)
Skype address: Xpolivier
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