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2014-12-02 12:24:06

STW and Thermal Energy Partners (TEP) utilize their two technologies to create Fresh Water and Clean, Renewable and Resilient Electricity for Municipalities and Industry MIDLAND, Texas, Dec.

2014-12-02 00:20:40

Educating end users and investors on the upsides of net zero-energy building technologies key to obtain private-public funding KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec.

2014-12-01 12:24:14

Nearly 250,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Will Be Used to Turn the Lions and UNC Games Green GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec.

2014-12-01 12:23:04

DALLAS, December 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Agricultural Inoculants Market by Type (PGPMs, Bio-Control Agents, & Plant Resistance Stimulants), Source (Bacterial

2014-12-01 12:21:17

LONDON, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNG and LPG vehicles are amongst the most popular alternative energy fuelled vehicles with LPG being more popular and older than any alternative fuel.

How Do The Organisms Below-ground Impact Us?
2014-12-01 03:45:20

A new study has pulled together research into the most diverse place on earth to demonstrate how the organisms below-ground could hold the key to understanding how the worlds ecosystems function and how they are responding to climate change.

from sawdust to gasoline
2014-11-29 05:53:58

Sawdust has often been used to soak up spills on a garage floor, but a team of European scientists may have found another way to connect sawdust and automobiles – by using a chemical process to convert the cellulose in sawdust into a gasoline precursor.

2014-11-28 23:04:00

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Bio-based Emulsion Polymers Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database.


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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