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2014-11-27 23:04:57

R.A.K.I’s renovated website adds more consumer interface for businesses needing E-waste management. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 In this digital

2014-11-27 12:20:10

ÁGUEDA, Portugal, November 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MIRANDA [http://service.miranda.net/en ](R), a premier supplier for the bicycle industry, has announced today the launch

2014-11-27 08:20:55

MUMBAI, India, PFORZHEIM and FREIBURG, Germany, November 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indian government increases solar energy targets to an additional 100 GW by 2022

rocket fuel from waste
2014-11-27 07:16:47

What goes in must come out, they say, and though it might not feature in many episodes of Star Trek or Star Wars, disposing of what passes through the crew is a major part of space flight planning. Researchers now think they may have a novel answer.

recycle bin secrets
2014-11-26 04:00:21

When researchers wanted to verify alcohol-use survey results at a senior housing center, they came up with a novel way to measure residents’ drinking: Count the empty bottles in recycling bins.

2014-11-25 23:13:41

Sunshine Recycling, a Jacksonville based construction recycling and dumpster rental company, is currently providing their services to real estate investment company, Corner Lot Properties, LLC.

2014-11-25 12:29:31

LONDON, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A forefather of cradle to cradle and circular economy thinking, Professor Dr.


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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