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Arcos Dorados and UDT announce the transformation of more than 42 thousand face masks into trays for McDonald’s restaurants

By |2023-01-25T14:28:34-03:00January 25, 2023|Environment and Services|

The "Plan Mascarillas" program, developed by Arcos Dorados and the Technological Development Unit of the UdeC, was developed in 15 McDonald's restaurants. The initiative succeeded in recovering 170 kilos of masks in one year, which were transformed into 430 plastic trays that will be integrated into the chain's operation. The course of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

Danilo Escobar-Avello, postdoctoral researcher at UDT-CENAMAD, invited as editor of a special issue of a leading scientific journal in the forestry field.

By |2023-01-04T15:27:34-03:00January 4, 2023|Bioeconomy, Bioproducts, Biorefineries|

Danilo Escobar-Avello, postdoctoral researcher at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the Universidad de Concepción, has been invited to be an editor together with Dr. Jorge Santos from Portugal in the Special Issue of the journal "Forests", published by MDPI. This special issue will focus on the topic of "Preservation, protection and modification of [...]

UDT / CENAMAD researchers participate in the 15th World Congress on Polyphenol Applications

By |2022-11-03T11:21:26-03:00November 3, 2022|Bioeconomy, Bioproducts|

Gustavo Cabrera and Danilo Escobar, principal researcher and post doctoral researcher respectively of UDT and CENAMAD in the area of bioproducts, presented two papers at this congress, aimed at obtaining phenolic compounds from tree bark. The principal investigator of the National Center of Excellence for the Wood Industry (CENAMAD) and the Technological Development Unit (UDT), [...]

Educational establishments receive products made from recycling their own masks

By |2022-10-28T11:59:08-03:00October 28, 2022|Environment and Services|

In the Liceo Bicentenario Industrial of Tomé, the delivery of trash cans and planters made with pellets of these personal protection elements was made, one of the most notable initiatives of circular economy promoted from the Biobío Region. In order to continue promoting the environmental education of the 3 thousand students of the five [...]

Chiguayante promotes recycling of masks in its Family Health Centers

By |2022-10-18T12:03:07-03:00October 18, 2022|Environment and Services|

The aim is to collect 100 kilos of the protective element, i.e. about 20,000 chapsticks. UdeC together with the company Softys is in charge of transforming the waste. Faced with the decision of the health authority to make the use of masks more flexible, but maintaining their obligatory use in health centers, the Municipality of [...]

Public sector, private sector and academia highlight biochar as Ñuble’s diamond for poultry farming

By |2022-10-18T11:58:36-03:00October 4, 2022|Bioenergy|

At the launching seminar of the program financed by the Innovation Fund for Regional Competitiveness FIC, authorities headed by the Governor of the Ñuble Region, Oscar Crisóstomo and academics, as well as businessmen and producers, highlighted the advantages of biochar for poultry farming. The event, which took place recently in the Ruperto Hepp Auditorium of [...]

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