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2014-11-17 12:21:03

Also ranked 20th fastest growing among all technology companies - attributes significant revenue growth to company's proprietary solar energy storage technology and global development activities

2014-11-17 12:21:00

Latest Sustainability Report Shows Company Is Firmly on Track to Achieve Interim Recycling Goal of 50 Percent by 2015 ATLANTA, Nov.

2014-11-17 08:38:36

Commits to reducing client's carbon by 1.8 million tons more than what the company itself produces NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-17 08:24:53

UL Environment Issues Under the Lens: Claiming Green; Free webinar scheduled for Nov 18 MARIETTA, Ga., Nov.

2014-11-17 08:23:40

WALNUT, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc.

2014-11-14 23:04:44

Since the 2012 launch of Forests for the Future, Éminence has planted 3 million trees in 19 countries! (PRWEB) November 14, 2014 Éminence Organic

2014-11-14 12:22:02

LONDON, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Algenol Biofuels will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2015 on March 5th & 6th at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.


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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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