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2014-03-20 08:23:55

MagneGas secures projects in Ohio, Michigan, New York, and DC TAMPA, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into hydrogen-based fuels announced today that it is providing four demolition projects with MagneGas fuel for their torch cutting. These projects are sourced through existing MagneGas distributors Blue Water Industrial of Michigan and AWISCO Corp of New...

2014-03-20 08:21:34

- Delivery of pre-production units moves innovative natural gas direct injection system technology one step closer to commercialization for the heavy duty truck aftermarket LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in compressed natural gas (CNG) storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today announced that it recently delivered several pre-production units of an advanced...

2014-03-20 08:20:16

New study conducted by the AAA Automotive Research Center shows electric vehicle driving range can be nearly 60 percent lower in extreme cold and 33 percent lower in extreme heat. ORLANDO, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric Vehicles (EVs) are energy efficient and environmentally-friendly with the added benefit of reducing fuel costs for motorists. But, just as motorists need to know how far the gas in their tank will take them, EV drivers need to be aware of how...

2014-03-20 04:20:42

HOUSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a recognized leader in providing compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions is excited to announce a contract award for the delivery of CNG to Argos USA, one of the largest cement and concrete manufacturer and supplier in the United States, for fueling stations in two concrete plant locations in Houston and Dallas, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO Argos USA, with headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia,...

2014-03-19 23:29:15

California-based clean-tech manufacturer promotes renewable fuel making device. Chico, CA. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Springboard Biodiesel, a leading supplier of biodiesel fuel making appliances, announced it will further incent restaurateurs and schools to make inexpensive, clean-burning fuel from used cooking oil by selling their award-winning appliances at a $1,000 discount for the remainder of the month of March. Springboard’s BioPro™ line of processors enable businesses and...

2014-03-19 23:28:50

Patented pump designed to continuously mix two liquids in any ratio. Described as simple yet ingenious, the inventor sees the technology widely applicable in a variety of industries. Skudeneshavn, Norway (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Invented by Loyd Arve Nornes, a hobbyist inventor working in his spare time, DuoFLX, Capillar AS’s unique, new, patented pump, promises to revolutionize industrial processes requiring continuous liquid mixing. The simply design means the pump can be manufactured...

2014-03-19 23:27:52

Vikoz Enterprises announces plastic scrap recycling made easy by offering free online quotes at t http://www.vikoz.com. Sandy, UT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The plastic recycling company, Vikoz Enterprises, announced an easy to use form on their website that gives customers the ability to easily request a quote for all their plastic recycling needs. The form is very simple to use and asks very basic information, such as contact details and plastic type. Vikoz Enterprises is a leading plastic...

2014-03-19 23:26:11

Market Size – USD 78.27 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 15.7%, Market Trends – Increasing R&D to develop novel products. View Report http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/organic-foods-beverages-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Global organic food & beverages market is expected to reach USD 211.44 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 15.7% from 2014 to 2020. Growing adoption of organic food & beverages owing to associated health...

2014-03-19 23:24:51

Eco-friendly, sustainable water project will now begin production. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Treeson Spring Water (Treeson) today announced that they achieved full funding in their Kickstarter campaign that they launched on February 11, 2014. Over the course of the campaign, they raised $96,242 with the help of 648 backers. They will now begin the production process. Treeson began five years ago when founder Carlton Solle came across a trash stream washed up on one of the...

2014-03-19 23:02:40

Recycle in America announces the availability of recycling services for all plastic anywhere in the US and Canada. Visit http://www.RecycleInAmerica.com today to learn how to recycle plastic. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The biggest plastic recycling company, Recycle in America, announces that they are now buying all types of plastic scrap to recycle and regrind. Recycle in America accepts plastic that most companies do not take such as film plastic materials, totes, and...


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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