Whey waste as raw materials facts

  • World production of cheese ~ 100 billion lb.
  • 1 lb. of cheese yields 9 lb. of liquid whey
  • 9 lb of whey contains 0.5lb of carbohydrates
  • 9 lb of whey produces 6 lb of CO2
  • Converting 25% of worlds whey waste will produce over 600 million gallons of SAF and capture 1.3 trillion lb of CO2 from escaping to the atmosphere.
  • SAF produced from whey waste will result in lowest in the industry Life-Cycle Carbon Intensity score of negative -65 gCO2e/MJ (GHG reduction approximately 200% lower vs conventional jet fuel)
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