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2015-05-14 12:23:53

Successful bond financing and new 20-year agreement ensures the continuation of Onondaga County's world-class sustainable waste management system MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-14 08:25:21

Award recipients include pre-qualified turnkey energy efficiency contractors who delivered record levels of energy savings to National Grid customers in 2014 across New York. ALBANY, N.Y.,

2015-05-14 08:24:17

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GOLDEN AGE RESOURCES, INC., (OTC PINK: GDAR) an energy provider for large-scale "Green" power plants in Latin America and the Caribbean,

2015-05-13 23:06:54

Measurabl, the startup for sustainability data management, analytics and reporting now serves more than 1 billion square feet of commercial real estate across 6 countries.

2015-05-13 16:24:15

JUPITER, Fla., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.

2015-05-13 12:23:33

Glenwood, Minn., farm selected for overall environmental effort, including using wasp larvae to control flies ARDEN HILLS, Minn., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorrich Dairy in Glenwood, Minnesota,

2015-05-13 04:20:17

The Company gathered experts from the scientific community, representatives from institutional European associations, public officials and professionals from the powertrain, commerical vehicles and

2015-05-12 23:05:09

CONWED releases Global Sustainability Report for 2015 Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 12, 2015 Conwed,

2015-05-12 23:03:25

Historically, car wash operations have consisted of soaking, washing, and rinsing with little concern of where that dirty water goes.

2015-05-12 23:00:40

Kind LED grow lights are now being used in vertical farming applications.


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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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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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