BIOCHAR
TECHNOLOGY

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LET'S 

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Interested in learning more? Contact a member of our team to find out how you can get elbows deep in biochar.

OUR PROJECT

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Biochar is a simple product and the benefits of production and application of it can have a significant impact on carbon emissions, the health of our soil and the how we create materials in the future.

Known as a carbon negative process - our team of engineers and specialists have been researching the technology, application, and markets for wood-based biochar.

Biochar is a unique method of carbon sequestration whereby the biochar process expedites the decomposition of biomass to stable carbon. This prevents carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere as it would have been released slowly by the decaying plant life.

Carbon is essential for soil health and the method of creating biochar to mix into the soil speeds the natural process of a plant’s cycle, while reducing CO2 output.

Because biochar is a carbon rich product there are seemingly endless applications and uses for it.

 
 
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 CARBON  

 NEGATIVE  

WHAT IS BIOCHAR

Biochar is an organic, carbon rich material produced when biomass undergoes high temperature pyrolysis to produce a stable carbon product.

Biochar has been around for thousands of years, known as Terra Preta, a nutrient rich soil associated with the abundantly lush dark soils of the Amazon.

Biochar is commonly used in agriculture to enhance fertilizers, water and nutrient retention, increase root strength, as well as boost and promote the living microbiology in the soil.

The porous structure of biochar allows microbials to inhabit the biochar, creating a tiny metropolis of nutrient enhancing bacteria and fungi underground. These microbials are what feed the plant, cycling nutrients and water for plant health.

APPLICATION

In addition to supplementing soil, biochar can be integrated into a variety of everyday products and value enhancing uses - acting as a more sustainable and ecofriendly alternative. There are many applications for biochar, some more commonly known than others.

  • water filtration

  • animal application

  • building materials

  • adsorbents

  • fabrics

  • cosmetics

  • carbon black

  • graphene

Our goal at RDA is to explore the possible applications of biochar as a product enhancing component and promote the clean technology producing it.

Dairy Farm

Dairy Farm

Urban Gardening

Urban Gardening

Charcoal Barbecue Grill

Charcoal Barbecue Grill

Cat Resting

Cat Resting

Glasses of Water

Glasses of Water

Rolled Grass

Rolled Grass

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Anime Sketch

Free Range Poultry Farm

Free Range Poultry Farm

Fishing Net

Fishing Net

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construction site

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Tire Pile

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Red Tractor in Field

Beauty Products

Beauty Products

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PROCESS

Our focus is on the production of high-quality biochar using leading edge technology.

 

Using the wood residuals from nearby forestry operations we are exploring the opportunity to upcycle a readily available forestry by-product, adding value and spurring innovation along the way.

Our focused biochar technology features control and precision throughout production.  This customization allows us to meet the specific needs of each client and their intended application of biochar.

Learn more about our pyrolysis system at: 

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CONTACT 

RDA

Contact a member of our team to find out more about our biochar!