Member - LanzaTech

LanzaTech is revolutionizing the way the world thinks about waste carbon by treating it as an opportunity instead of a liability.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founder 2005
Company Size 135
Member Type
Innovator
Founders Sean Simpson, Richard Forster
Headquarters Skokie, IL 60076, USA
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About

LanzaTech is turning our global carbon crisis into a feedstock opportunity with the potential to displace 30% of crude oil use today and reduce global CO2 emissions by 10%.

LanzaTech’s carbon recycling technology is like retrofitting a brewery onto an emission source like a steel mill, but instead of using sugars and yeast to make beer, pollution is converted by bacteria to fuels and chemicals!

Imagine a day when your plane is powered by recycled GHG emissions, when your yoga pants started life as pollution from a steel mill. This future is possible using LanzaTech technology. The magnitude of our fossil habit today sees us consume 50M barrels/day for transport and emit 40giga tones of CO2/year!

Imagine if you could take those emissions and convert them to fuels and chemicals, cleaning our air and keeping fossils in the ground in one carbon smart step! That is disruptive! We need an abundant affordable feedstock to displace the fossil resources we use and we need technologies that are able to economically convert waste carbon rich resources to valuable products.

LanzaTech can turn our 40gt emissions problem into a feedstock, displacing the 50M barrels/day habit. In this case 2 wrongs do make a right!



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Headquarters Skokie, IL 60076, USA

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean Water and
Sanitation
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SDG 7
Affordable and
Clean Energy
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SDG 9
Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from LanzaTech

The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy, bringing together protection of the environment and financial viability to show that these solutions are not expensive fixes to problems, but rather opportunities for clean economic growth.