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PARIS, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Goods Forum Brings Industry Together for Collective Agreement on Safeguarding Consumer
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb.
246 jurisdictions statewide have adopted HERO; 4,300 jobs created, 26,000 residential projects funded for more than $495 million in financing for energy- and water-saving renovations
The Conference Board Report Finds More Companies Introducing Disclosures of Anti-Bribery Policy and Climate Change Risk NEW YORK, Feb.
Bayer CropScience Celebrates 5th Young Sustainable Farmer Award Recipient PHOENIX, Feb.
PORTLAND, Oregon, February 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Global E-waste Recycling Market 2015-2019" that provides detailed information of
BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on electric vehicle (EV) that the global electric vehicle market was
A new report from Duke University, The Solar Economy: Widespread Benefits for North Carolina, found that public policies such as North Carolina’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard and Investment
Seeking to inspire manufacturers to run at peak performance while respecting the environments in which they operate, a showcase event, “Sustainability in Manufacturing: Sharing Environmental,
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....
- Large; stout; burly.