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2014-04-09 08:23:50

XI'AN, China, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Recycling Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CREG; "CREG" or "the Company"), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced that it expects to benefit from recent policy announcements made by the Chinese government. Mr. Li Keqiang, China's Premier and Party Secretary of the State Council, chaired an executive meeting of the State Council in February to discuss environmental protection, and in particular...

2014-04-09 08:23:48

Patent includes Process for Binding MagneGas to Coal, Oils, Gasoline & Diesel TAMPA, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation, www.magnegas.com ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it filed a new patent protecting new methods of applying MagneGas to existing hydrocarbons and other materials. The new patent is...

2014-04-08 23:22:58

The Nation’s Original Organic Juice Company Continues Its Commitment to Pure, Quality Taste Without Additives Clermont, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Uncle Matt’s Organic, the nation’s original organic juice company, believes that people have a right to know what’s in their food. Throughout their 15 year history, the company has maintained its steadfast commitment to producing the most wholesome, organic produce and juice possible. As part of its mission, Uncle Matt’s Organic has...

2014-04-08 23:03:03

An article featured in the journal Invasive Plant Science and Management reports on the results of field tests on the fertile “PowerCrane” line of giant miscanthus. A sterile hybrid, the giant miscanthus is a promising bioenergy crop. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Cultivation of large grasses for bioenergy production is gaining interest as a renewable fuel source. A sterile hybrid, giant miscanthus, is a promising bioenergy crop that, unfortunately, carries a high establishment...

2014-04-08 20:20:10

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Electric Drive Transportation Association Conference and Annual Meeting (www.edta2014.com) is the most important electric drive event of the year and coming at an amazing time for the industry. The electric drive market is strong and growing with new vehicles and technologies hitting showrooms at a speeding pace, sales are growing and infrastructure building across the U.S. As we shift from market rollout to market expansion,...

2014-04-08 12:23:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, INC. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that it worked with the Attero executive team and EECT-Turbomachinery to jointly host a Market Insider Education event in the Netherlands on Thursday, April 3(rd). Attero is the largest waste management company in the Netherlands, and is deploying this...

2014-04-08 08:25:01

IRVINE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, today announced that prior to the official inauguration of the Ener-Core Powerstation FP250 on the Attero landfill at Schinnen (Netherlands), the company and Aterro will be providing a technical workshop to over 70 industry professionals within the waste-gas-to-energy industry. The...

2014-04-08 08:24:43

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Technologies (TTII), a leading material and logistics outsourcer to the synthetic turf industry, is pleased to announce its exclusive partnership with Kam Lee Trading Company of Hong Kong and its Canadian arm Poly-Pacific Inc. of Surrey, British Columbia. Commenting on its new joint arrangement, TTII's Managing Director, John B. Giraud stated: "Many groups have approached us seeking environmentally-friendly options...

2014-04-08 08:24:20

Photo Series Debuts in Times Square as NYC Announces Expanded Household Composting OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, Americans send about half of their waste to landfill. Focused on spreading awareness about this eye-opening issue, The Glad Products Company sponsored award-winning photojournalist Peter Menzel and writer Faith D'Aluisio's newest photo series, a project called "Waste in Focus," that takes a real life, moment-in-time look at what eight families around...

2014-04-08 08:21:42

PIPESTONE, Minn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of clean energy solutions and a leader in community wind power development, is pleased to announce the recent broadcast of The Weather Channel®'s visit to the Honda Transmission Manufacturing of America plant in Russells Point, Ohio, and tour of the facility, including its on-site wind project. The wind project is owned and operated by ConEdison Solutions of Valhalla,...


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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