Welcome to the Nordic Biochar Network

A joint initiative of researchers in the Nordic countries to increase and spread knowledge about biochar.

Make your city greener

We are arranging a workshop on biochar in urban areas. This two-day event is targeted at cities and communities, but also open to everyone else.

You will learn about

  • What biochar is and why you should use it
  • Where and how to use it in urban areas
  • How to buy biochar and what to pay attention to
  • How to get started making your own biochar
  • Cities who are already using biochar
  • Creating carbon sinks in your city
  • The climate impact of biochar
  • How carbon trading works

You will not only hear presentations, but also have the chance to get in touch and discuss with each other.

Check out the program HERE.

The workshop is online and free of charge!

After signing up, you will receive log-in information. If you haven’t received anything, check your spam folder or contact greencities@videre.ntnu.no

Become a Member

We are continuously working on extending our network, planning events, workshops, conferences and sharing knowledge about biochar.

If you would like to get in touch with other biochar researchers, producers and users, learn more about biochar or share your knowledge, join the Nordic Biochar Network.

It’s free!

Upcoming Events

Find here the latest updates about upcoming events around biochar – both arranged by the network, but also by external organizers.

December 3rd, 09:00 -10:00 am (CET) – Online

Helsingborg: Biochar from garden waste – with NSR and 2050 Consulting

As part of the Interreg Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak project Greater Bio, you will hear about the new biochar production plant in Helsingborg which will be inaugurated in spring 2022 and the biochar market development in Sweden and Denmark. The case partners are NSR, a public waste management company in Helsingborg, 2050 Consulting and Roskilde University in cooperation with project management partners Sustainable Business Bub and Gate21. The speakers will be Ludvig Landen, R&D Director, Environmental Director at NSR and Victor Norberg, sustainability consultant at 2050 Consulting.

 

News

New biochar market analysis released in Danish-Swedish Interreg-funded project GreaterBio

The first publication from the Danish-Swedish interreg-funded project GreaterBio has now been released. It is a market analysis of the biochar market that has been conducted by 2050 Consulting and NSR. The analysis has a focus on the near-future development of the Nordic region biochar market with a focus on Sweden and Denmark, but include many perspectives about the expected development that will be relevant in general.

The analysis include current situation mapping, expectations for near-future developments and recommendations for biochar stakeholders – producers, users etc. about where to focus their short-, middle- and long-term efforts in this regard.

There are many active members of the Nordic Biochar Network among the authors of the analysis, and a Nordic Biochar Network webinar about the biochar market analysis is expected to take place later in the autumn 2021.

The analysis is written in Swedish and includes a Danish as well as a Swedish summary. You can download the market analysis in pdf-format from 2050’s website for free.

The Biochar Blog

We have have started our biochar blog, where we want to share, discuss and report – anything connected with biochar.

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