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2015-05-04 16:29:08

LONDON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As green building techniques lead to a much lower level of greenhouse gas emissions, thus the global green building market is witnessing a strong growth in

2015-05-04 16:24:15

LONDON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, fuel cell shipment worldwide reached 215.3MWh, in which the biggest percentage (about 187MW) was contributed by large stationary fuel cell power

2015-05-04 16:22:10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations, governmental and educational institutions

2015-05-01 23:06:28

WattzOn, a leading provider of web and mobile engagement tools that help people save energy and money, has partnered with The Environmental Center to assist Bend, Oregon residents in saving energy

2015-05-01 08:23:35

The worldwide leader in beauty unveils progress report of its sustainability program, Sharing Beauty With All NEW YORK, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of Earth Day, L'Oreal USA is

2015-04-30 23:09:20

Challenge rewards participants for bold new approaches to how products are designed and made. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 The

2015-04-30 16:30:45

Falmouth-based company raises the bar for sustainable building and hope others follow FALMOUTH, Maine, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today,

2015-04-30 16:27:57

SYLMAR, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc.

2015-04-30 12:27:20

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Biopesticides Market in North America is estimated to grow from $823.7 million in 2014 to $1,658.1 million by 2019,

2015-04-29 23:12:07

New 35-Gallon Two-wheel Collection Cart is the Most Stable Small Cart Available CHARLOTTE, N.C.


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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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Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.