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2014-06-18 23:05:37

Animal feed Equipments market report also provides a comprehensive review of the market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and key issues in the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/animal-feed-equipments-reports-1198387335.html (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Animal feed processing equipment is used for pre-processing, quantitative batching, conditioning, and pelletizing of feed raw materials. The growing population and their increasing income are expected to result into a rise...

2014-06-18 23:01:47

First Protein Shakes Made From Real Organic Milk! Whether Yoga Mama, Marathon-Obsessed or Olympic Errand-Runner, Active Adults Can Now Choose Organic Valley Organic Balance™ and Organic Fuel™ to Pack a Protein Punch La Farge, WI (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today launched the first-ever organic milk protein shakes. Made from real organic milk, Organic Valley Organic Balance™ and Organic...

2014-06-18 23:01:27

Ocean Health Index Shows Loss of Dunes, Salt Marshes and Seagrasses Leaves West Coast More Vulnerable to Erosion and Reduces Natural Carbon Storage Santa Barbara, CA/Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The first regional assessment by the Ocean Health Index on United States waters showed that habitat destruction, particularly the loss of salt marshes and sand dunes, over the past several decades negatively impacted carbon storage and coastal protection, two of the 10 goals measured by the...

2014-06-18 16:22:16

$45 Million Advanced Recycling Center will add Green Jobs and Increase Recycling in Indy by 500 percent INDIANAPOLIS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, and Mayor Greg Ballard today announced a plan to bring recycling to all single family homes in the City of Indianapolis. The Covanta Advanced Recycling Center, to be built adjacent to the Covanta Indianapolis Energy-from-Waste facility, will be one of the...

2014-06-18 12:26:47

NEW YORK and OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canadian green building market is poised to see strong growth over the next three years, with surveyed Canadian firms expecting to grow their green practices from one third in 2014, to one half by 2017. These findings are part of a new report prepared by McGraw Hill Construction and commissioned by the Canada Green Building Council. The report, titled Canada Green Building Trends: Benefits Driving the New and Retrofit Market, is the...

2014-06-18 08:30:31

WAALWIJK, The Netherlands, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desso, the global carpet, carpet tiles and sports pitches company was selected as one of the top 100 companies in the world for providing an innovative sustainability solution by the Scandinavian think tank SUSTAINIA. The honorary chairman of SUSTAINIA, Arnold Schwarzenegger heads the selection committee for SUSTAINIA 100 that also includes former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, EU Commissioner of...

2014-06-18 04:21:44

BEIJING, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SATINE Organic Milk, on the heels of its outstanding performance at BIOFACH CHINA 2014, has recently landed on the big screen overlooking Times Square for a second showing, highlighting the unique features of China's organic milk industry to the world. The organic product had its debut showing on the same screen in 2012. An industry insider pointed out that SATINE has been working on perfecting its organic line for 10 years. Thanks to the firm's...

2014-06-18 04:20:34

MUNCIE, Ind., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, one of the leading designers and builders of CNG fueling infrastructure, and the Muncie Sanitary District (MSD) are excited to announce the grand opening of their first large public fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) station. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO The public station will serve to fuel ten MSD vehicles, comprised of seven garbage trucks and three grapple trucks. In addition, the public...

2014-06-17 23:16:19

Ecology is the branch of biology concerned with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has newly published abstracts of 7,730 studies covering the relationships between groups of several living things and their environments. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 7,730 ecological studies covering processes influencing the distribution and abundance of...

2014-06-17 23:16:16

One of the biggest environmental issues in Canada is that of large volumes of junk that end up in landfill sites. Student Works Disposal collects and disposes of waste sustainably at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/ Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Student Works Disposal, a Vancouver-based junk disposal company, has recently announced that it will now start collecting, organizing, reusing and recycling different kinds of household waste in Vancouver. This action is taken in order...


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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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