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Closing The Loop For Baby Diapers

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.


Passive Solar Greenhouses, Solariums, & Pineapple Pits

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


Landfill Solutions, Compliments of the Muncher

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.


The Capture of Lost Trash Assets

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


Bokashi: This is Not Your Father's Compost

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



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