Disrupting old school feedstocks with new, plant-based raw materials

Find out how industrial emissions could be reduced using innovative plant-based raw materials that both sequester CO2 and can replace fossil fuels and CO2-intensive materials.

In this episode, Wendy Owens, Founder & CEO of Hexas, joins Alex to talk about how regenerative, plant-based raw materials can ultimately replace wood and fossil fuel-based materials in a variety of sectors. With applications in energy, chemicals, packaging, textiles, composites, structural/non-structural products, bioremediation, and more, Wendy talks about Hexas’ farm-to-fiber platform for the reliable delivery of their XanoFiber product.

With multiple applications and the ability to grow crops fast and in a variety of climates and soil types, this early-stage venture is catching the eye of major energy producers as well as industrials looking for alternative feedstocks for their materials.

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Decarb Connect supports the acceleration of industrial decarbonisation around the globe. We share insights and facilitate collaborations across the emerging decarbonisation ecosystem. We look specifically at the most energy-intensive industrials from cement, metals and mining, glass, ceramics, chemicals, O&G and many more and help connect them to technology disruptors, investors and advisors.

Through the Decarbonisation Leaders Network (DLN), our members (a cross-sector network of those leading decarbonisation in energy-intensive industries) share insights and experiences as they accelerate their Net Zero plans. Check out Decarb Connect’s offerings and learn about the Decarbonisation Leaders Network members, meetups and benefits.

If you enjoyed this conversation, take a look at many more conversations and discussions about industrial decarbonisation taking place across Decarb Connect’s global event series.

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