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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,...

2014-04-07 23:27:41

A considerable gap exists between what consumers expect from electric vehicle capabilities and features, and what the market currently offers, according to a nationwide survey conducted by TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence. However, due primarily to such factors as the high level of interest among millennials, persistently high gas prices, and the growing strength of the environmental movement, outlook for the electric vehicle market is promising. Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The...

2014-04-07 16:20:52

Company's 2013 Revenue Surges 85.7% Over 2012 to $15.1 million PIPESTONE, Minn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced financial results for the twelve months ended December 31st, 2013. "We are extremely proud of our significant revenue growth in 2013," stated Dan Juhl, Chairman and CEO of Juhl Energy, Inc. "Our long-term strategy of providing...

2014-04-07 08:23:28

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Brazil Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Brazil Resources") (TSXV: BRI) (OTCQX: BRIZF) is pleased to provide an update on its progress towards receiving environmental licenses for its Cachoeira Gold Project in the State of Pará, northeastern Brazil (the "Cachoeira Project"). The Company had previously engaged Arcadis-Logo, a leading environmental consulting company in Brazil, to provide an environmental assessment impact report ("EIA/RIMA")...

2014-04-07 08:23:25

BOSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors across the globe, announced an initiative to engage global stock exchanges, via the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), on a uniform standard for sustainability reporting by all exchange members. The group released the Investor Listing Standards Proposal: Recommendations for Stock Exchange Requirements on Corporate Sustainability...

2014-04-07 08:23:16

WALNUT, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE and its Nicaraguan partners are forming a company in Nicaragua to own and operate the Giant King Grass plantation and co-located 12 MW power plant. The company is named "Energia Reino Verde" or in English "Green Kingdom Energy". At the International Biomass Conference held in Orlando, Florida March 24-26, 2014, VIASPACE CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, reported progress on the Nicaragua...

2014-04-07 04:21:27

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company") today announced the signing of a formal Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between M Energy Co., Ltd. ("M Energy") and LEC establishing the framework by which the two companies will work together to restart LEC's 140 million litre per year biodiesel plant and incorporate M Energy's proprietary pre-treatment technology. The Parties have been in discussions regarding an investment...


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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