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Fish are food, and fashion

...food and nothing more, Sigfusson said. This includes turning cod skin to leather for clothing and shoes and creating fish oil capsules and cosmetics. It's making money from parts of the fish that would have otherwise been tossed, he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-31/fish-are-food-and-fashion
Local
New fish oil-diesel blend could benefit rural villages

...burning 80,000 gallons of filtered fish oil in one of its 2.3-megawatt generators...project. "The energy content of fish oil is about 90 percent of that of No...with the same generator burning the fish-oil blend around the clock until spring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022702/sta_fishgas.shtml
News
Alaska Science Forum: Grinding fish heads for the goodness within

...chest-high cube holds about a ton of fish oil extracted this summer from the heads...gel tablets. "We sold all our fish oil the first three years (to companies...an opportunity to extract and sell fish oil when he was a boy growing up in Cordova...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-06/alaska-science-forum-grinding-fish-h
Outdoors
Slack Tide: You know you live in Juneau when...

...can, and do, check two items of luggage for free.You're so vitamin D deficient you've contemplated mainlining fish oil. You know you've got a very real chance of dying if you fall in, yet - for fun mind you, and not necessarily with...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-10/slack-tide-you-know-you-live-juneau
Neighbors
Biofuel company to recycle Juneau's waste oil

...company's biodiesel in Juneau. He's also looking into collecting fish waste from commercial fishermen to be processed into fish oil."I'm doing a double-green company where I'm collecting waste oil and creating green fuel," he said. "We collect...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-18/biofuel-company-recycle-juneaus-waste-o
Local
Juneau firm aims to cash in on Alaska salmon waste

...more like nature intended you to get." Many brands of fish oil, a popular omega-3 oil health food item, are actually...Protein Recovery to manufacture hydrolyzed fish protein and fish oil from Alaska seafood industry by-products. Production...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061807/loc_20070618007.shtml
News
Eagles recovering after disastrous dive into fish truck

...from the seafood plant and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service washed the birds in dishwashing soap to help remove the fish oil. The birds spent the night drying out in a warehouse space, Gary Wheeler of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge told...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011408/sta_20080114002.shtml
News
Biodiesel cooperative planned for Juneau

...Hawaii-based Pacific Biodiesel used waste fish oil from Alaska processing plants to create...estimated 13 million gallons per year of fish oil that could be converted to biodiesel...portable system that would render fish oil from fish waste from various processors...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120607/loc_20071206023.shtml
News
New surimi process has promise to increase fish yields

...imitation crab legs and fish sticks. The industry is under increasing pressure for source material from the fishmeal and fish oil industries, thanks to the global expansion of aquaculture as well as efforts to fatten up fillets through more efficient...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060710/reg_650137013.shtml
Regional News
Harbor waste proves deadly for Seward gulls

...equipped with waste barges too narrow and too deep for birds to fly out of once they land and are wetted down by spray and fish oil from those cleaning fish on metal tables above, Lease said. Previous waste barges in the harbor were wider and not as...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072102/sta_seagulls.shtml
News

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