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Company Commits to Supporting Industry Transition to New Standard of Certified High-Recycled Content Aluminum ATLANTA and NEW YORK, Nov.
MONTREAL, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc.
Restuccia to focus on sustainable landscape irrigation products and the promotion of water conserving practices. Fresno, California (PRWEB) November 11, 2014
Feeding a family of four in 20 minutes with the sun, the GoSun Stove is now available locally and exhibiting at Green Festival in San Francisco. San Francisco,
The BioSPR to be displayed to 160,000 attendees at biogas related event in Germany, home of the world's largest biogas market. Rome, GA (PRWEB) November
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, November 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CH2M HILL Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction,
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WAALWIJK, the Netherlands, November 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold new move on the transformational journey to the circular economy, Desso, a leading global carpets
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...
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...
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 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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