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2015-05-25 23:00:43

The biggest biomass buyers and suppliers meet – Biomass Pellets Trade & Power marks its sixth year on 14-17 September, 2015 in Seoul with fresh analysis of key North Asian biomass markets,

poo powered bus
2015-05-25 10:22:18

The bus “was an impressive sight on the track. It sounded like a Vulcan bomber – the aerodynamics aren't designed for going 80 mph.”

2015-05-22 23:00:35

Global Recycle Market for Plastic Bottle Industry 2015-2019 research report covers information on major plastic bottle recycling market companies like Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies,

2015-05-21 23:05:48

Lightning in a Bottle & Permaculture Action Build an Outdoor Sustainability Classroom, and on September 12-16, Symbiosis Gathering will be hosting its Elemental Alchemy Permaculture Immersive.

2015-05-21 23:04:02

According to the new report from BCC Research, the global market for hazardous waste management reached $23.8 billion in 2013 and nearly $25.9 billion in 2014.

2015-05-21 08:40:44

Report details social and environmental performance and accomplishments for 2014 DALLAS, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) published its ninth annual

2015-05-21 04:21:16

DALLAS, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global PEMFC Market (Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells) 2015-2019 research report analyses the solutions and products offered by

2015-05-20 23:07:30

The Science Museum of Virginia hosts Bikes: Science on Two Wheels from May 30 - September 27, 2015.

2015-05-20 23:00:38

The Department of the Interior's WaterSMART Program through the Bureau of Reclamation will support 64 projects in 12 states. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May

2015-05-20 16:27:14

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Green Building Materials in US$ Million.


Latest Sustainability Reference Libraries

Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Manure
2013-03-03 08:35:14

Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2012-06-04 18:51:36

Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....

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  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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