3 Top Uses of Yard Waste

what is yard waste used for

One of the great things about owning or renting a detached home, or even an attached town home, is having a piece of the outdoors that you can call your own. You can lounge in the privacy of in your back yard or grow a garden of flowers or edible plants out front. However, the […]

What You Need to Know About Waste-to-Energy Processes?

WTE systems

A wide variety of waste-to-energy processes are available for realizing the potential of waste as an energy source, ranging from very simple systems for disposing of dry waste to more complex technologies capable of dealing with large amounts of municipal and industrial waste. These methods can be broadly divided into thermal and biological processes. Some […]

5 High-Tech Green Technology to Make Your Home Greener

geothermal heat pump

Not living in an off-the-grid house like an Earthship, for example, does not mean that you can not live the eco-friendly lifestyle. These days, there is plenty of modern green technology on the market that will make your home greener, ranging from smart lights to greener garden tools to smart thermostats and more. Most of our older […]

7 of the Most Energy-Efficient Ways to Run your Garden

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Your outdoor space, whether it’s a grassy yard or a well-maintained garden, is ‘green’ by definition. However, did you know that it may not be as ‘green’ as every gardener hopes it would be? If you notice that your utility bills seem to never go down especially in the summer, your precious garden may very […]

Introduction to Vermicompost

Vermicomposting

Vermicompost is produced by a special type of composting in which certain species of earthworms are used to enhance the process of organic waste decomposition and produce a better compost. Vermicomposting is a mesophilic process utilizing microorganisms and earthworms. Earthworms feeds the organic waste materials and passes it through their digestive system and gives out […]

Everything You Need to Know About Composting

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Composting can be categorized into three major segments—anaerobic composting, aerobic composting, and vermicomposting. In anaerobic composting, the organic matter is decomposed in the absence of air. Organic matter may be collected in pits and covered with a thick layer of soil and left undisturbed six to eight months. The compost so formed may not be […]

Introduction to Hydrothermal Carbonization

Hydrothermal-Carbonization

Most would agree that the production of biofuels is important, even necessary, for our future. There are significant differences in the production of various biofuels, especially concerning the production of biocoal, which will impact the acceptance and use of biofuel in the future. This article focuses on one technology for the production of biocoal which […]