Regional Centre for marine littering - plasticsAsker aims to be a litter free municipality, also with respect to marine littering and plastic waste. Together with No Waste! and Mepex, Asker is leading a project in order to investigate the possibility of creating a regional centre for marine littering.
Making biogas production more efficientThe research project has received grants from Oslofjordfondet, and aims to develop a new process that will increase the energy conversion rate of existing biogas plants from 30-50 % to 75 %. Thus making biogas plants even more environmentally sustainable.
PacKnoPlast - sustainable food packagingPlastic should only be used as part of a food product packaging system where it is proven the most environmentally preferable option relating to climate effects and plastic littering, based on packaging functions required to minimize food waste.
Recycling of fiberglass boatsDiscarded fiber glass boats are becoming an environmental problem. We are building a demonstration site at Tofte - for receiving, processing and recycling glass fiber boats. This will be the starting point for creating a sustainable business and jobs.
By-products from King CrabToday, only 60 % of the King Crab is used as a food resource. 40 % is regarded as waste and is dumped into the sea.
Green carbon capture and pilot greenhouseAt “The Magic Factory”, the biogas plant in Tønsberg, food waste and livestock manure is transformed into biogas, biofertilizer and CO2.