The Nova Dutra, São Silvestre and Vila Nova ceramic factories, located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, previously used heavy crude oil as fuel to fire their ceramic pieces.
The latter is a fossil fuel derived from petrol, which emits soot when burnt, damaging the respiratory system. Furthermore, heavy oil is highly polluting and contributes to global warming.
Faced with this situation, in 2006 the ceramic factories decided to switch their kiln fuel to renewable biomass a clean source of energy), such as wood residues. Apart from reducing GHG emissions and, consequently, generating carbon credits, this switch promotes sustainable development in the surrounding community.Download PDF
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