December 1st, 2018 | by The Beam
On average one baby uses about 4,500 diapers, with the result being about 500 kg of waste and 500 kg of CO2 created. The numbers are in fact probably higher if we consider the whole supply chain and all aspects of distribution.
Of course, there has to be a better solution.
April 22nd, 2018 | by James Ayre
As an addendum to our earlier article on passive solar house design basics, I thought that it would be worth providing an overview of some of the possibilities when it comes to the design of attached passive solar greenhouses and/or solariums
January 21st, 2015 | by Glenn Meyers
There is enough snow on the ground, looking at Gaelan Brown’s compost-powered heat makes an appealing read for those who [&hellip
November 6th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen
Organic waste recycling can be positive -- Re-Nuble has what it's calling a net-positive closed-loop system to get useful stuff out of organic waste.
July 20th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers
A new rapid-mulching product may assist in prolonging the lives of municipal landfills, providing nutrient-rich composts and fertilizers in the process.
May 26th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers
For those considering building waste management strategies, it might be time to look at the toilet bowl. A number of composting alternatives are now on the market, and they function without emitting putrid odors
May 10th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers
But a waste-to-energy resource that many are missing is the anaerobic digestion of mixed organic waste, such as food and yard waste, a technology that was introduce in Europe as far back as the 1930s. What are we missing here in the United States? This calls for putting some numbers to work
October 11th, 2010 | by Tina Casey
According to a new study of food waste in the U.S., it takes the equivalent of 1.4 billion barrels of [&hellip
October 2nd, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer
When we first switched from horses to horsepower at the turn of the 20th century, the move was hailed as [&hellip
October 6th, 2009 | by Derek Markham
Article by Amy Hengst appearing courtesy of Matter Network. Once upon a time, the levies along the rivers in Sacramento, [&hellip
June 11th, 2009 | by Tina Casey
Skins vs. shirts, Army vs. Navy, Spy vs. Spy: now you can add San Francisco vs. Food Scraps to the [&hellip
March 3rd, 2009 | by Tina Casey
Bokashi is a ramped-up, high-speed composting method first developed in Japan. What gives it the muscle that ordinary compost lacks? [&hellip
May 20th, 2008 | by Sarah Lozanova
You know that times are changing when farmers look to manure as a valuable commodity. Pretty soon, manure from a [&hellip
February 23rd, 2008 | by Joe Mohr
The Garbage Can died yesterday. Not really. But, what if? Could we get by? Or, would our waste fill our [&hellip