California Organic Fertilizers Receives California Department of Food and Ag Organic Materials Registration (OIM) for 23 Products

Green (Living) Review

All organic fertiizer products manufactured by California Organic Fertilizers, Inc. have been registered by CDFA a OIM products allowed for sale in organic agriculture in California. Sacramento, CA, March 08, 2012 : California Organic Fertilizers, Inc. has received registration by CDFA on all 23 of their organic fertilizer input materials (OIMs). OIM products manufactured by California Organic Fertilizers include both dry and liquid products.

Biomimetics: A strong light organic material that promises a ton of eco features

EcoFriend

Researchers seem to have stumbled upon a material of super-strength and great buoyancy as they continue their exploration of the wonders of the natural world. By combining the waters strider’s ability to move on the surface of water with wood’s inherent buoyancy scientists have come with a brand new material that seems to open up a world of possibilities. The new material has been made with a substance called ‘Aerogel’.

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Zameeg: Ancient Persian Eco-Love for US Clothing Line

Green Prophet

Quite like the new Israeli cycling apparel line, Caravan Collective , Zameeg apparel is GOTS-certified , which basically means they have gone above and beyond to source the most earth-friendly and socially responsible materials available. Design ancient persian Crowdfunding eco-fashion GOTS certified organic materials sustainable fashion Zameeg

How Eco-Friendly Sleep Can Make Your Life Better

Green Living Guy

First, you must make sure that the organic materials used in making the […]. Eco Friendly Products Environment going green green home green living organic pollution sustainability eco-friendly sleep energy efficient fabrics natural sleep aids

Composting: explaining the carbon-nitrogen ratio

Low Impact

Materials such as grass and manure, known as ‘greens’, have a higher level of nitrogen, and ‘brown’ materials, such as paper, have a higher level of carbon. The heat kills pathogens and weed seeds, and the materials rapidly breakdown, speeding up this phase of the composting process.

8 Eco-Friendly Dorm Essentials for the Sustainable Student

Green Prophet

Tell your dorm mates you are “upcycling” an old mattress into a luxury organic mattress, one made with sustainably harvested hevea milk. An organic mattress topper. Because they’re organic, these mattress toppers are also less stressful on the environment.

Great ways to reduce plastic use in your home: Part 3 – around the home

Low Impact

Choosing crockery and utensils made from ceramic, wood, bamboo, metal, and other natural materials. Buying/making organic cotton beeswax wraps to store leftovers and for packed lunches, instead of using plastic clingfilm.

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Easy Composting Instructions

Eco Friendly Daily

Organic materials such as food and yard waste make up 24% of the materials dumped into Ohio landfills. problem with this is that a simple process can recycle these organic materials. Over time these materials turn into compost, which can be applied to indoor or outdoor plants to improve soil and plant growth. To start a compost bin, materials should be added in the following layers: Coarse. materials. Organic. material.

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Relaxing and Zen Bathroom Design Tips

Green Furniture Home Design

Using natural and organic materials to design or remodel your bathroom may be ideal, and natural fibers and wood creates the feeling of being close to nature as well as a tranquil environment. When it comes to designing or remodeling your bathroom, you may want a space that is comfortable and relaxing. A zen inspired bathroom could provide the relaxation and calmness you desire.

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A holy high? Ancient cannabis traces found at Jewish shrine

Green Prophet

Analysis of the material on two Iron Age altars discovered at the entrance to the “holy of holies” of a shrine at Tel Arad in the Beer-sheba Valley, Israel, were found to contain traces of cannabis and frankincense, according to new article in the journal, Tel Aviv.

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How to design an energy efficient bedroom

Living Green Technology

Certain materials are designed to trap (or not trap) heat better than others. Look for ones made of all-natural or organic materials. Just like bedding, mattresses made of different materials stay cooler or warmer than others. Saving energy is always a good idea.

How to design an energy efficient bedroom

Living Green Technology

Certain materials are designed to trap (or not trap) heat better than others. Look for ones made of all-natural or organic materials. Just like bedding, mattresses made of different materials stay cooler or warmer than others. Saving energy is always a good idea.

Family Resolution: Start Composting

Eco Friendly Daily

Organic materials such as food and yard waste make up 24 percent of the materials dumped into Ohio landfills. The problem with this is that a simple process can recycle these organic materials. Over time these materials turn into compost, which can be applied to indoor or outdoor plants to improve soil and plant growth. To start a compost bin, it’s best if the materials are added in the following layers: Coarse materials.

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Sheet Mulching: How to Smother Weeds, Build Soil & Conserve Water the Easy Way

Green (Living) Review

Rather than pile up your manure, leaves, crop residue, and other organic materials in a squat pile, you spread it all out where the compost is needed, skipping the effort to build the pile, turn it, water it, and otherwise coerce it to break down into rich, brown earth—a process that goes on for months. Sheet mulching is a fancy phrase for building a massive compost pile across the surface of a field or garden.

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Composting: A Love Story

Green Home Blog

Steam rises from the pile and the material is so warm that my feet can tolerate it for only a few seconds. First I push aside the outer layer of raw material then I plunge my shovel down into the active layers. What comes out is an amazing mix of material, some undecomposed material, great mounds of fluffy black humus, a million little roly-poly bugs, almost as many worms, maybe even a mole – enveloped in a sweet musty aroma like the smell of rising bread dough.

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Sustainable funerals: Part 1 – with Ethical.net

Low Impact

Plus, increased use of materials and resources for coffins and the other paraphernalia associated with traditional burial is problematic too. They will take up far less space than a traditional burial, and break down to nothing within a year, returning the body’s organic material to nature.

Real life genie lamp found in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

The wick, which is a very rare find, was submitted for examination by Dr. Naama Sukenik, curator of organic materials at the Israel Antiquities Authority. Disney makes genies sound like fun and games but genies, or jinns , in the Middle East are serious business.

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10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

You can also organize a costume swap in your community. Hand out organic treats – For a lot of children, candy is the most important part of Halloween (the average Halloween haul weighs in at 10 lbs.!). In addition to staples like apples, raisins and nuts, you can also include healthier versions of their favorite candies, such as organic dark chocolate or gummies made with cane sugar or honey instead of high fructose corn syrup. 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween.

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What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products

Green Home Blog

For example, most solvents contain toxic volatile organic compounds (VOC), and detergents are made from phosphates that damage the environment. Enzyme-based cleaners work because they include specific enzymes that help break down organic material such as grease, dirt, and oil. What to Look for in Green Cleaning Products.

Microplastics in our lungs linked to Covid-19 surge?

Green Prophet

They may be banned in cosmetics, but they come from car tires, Dollar Store toys, and basically most of the non-organic trash you throw away every single day. . Bioplastics made from organic material. Buy cotton, better organic, and avoid synthetic throw-away clothing.

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Innovative Building Panels Able To Cleanse Air

Eco Friendly Daily

When sunlight comes into contact with the surface, electrons are then charged and begin a process which results in the breaking down of organic material both in the air and on the panels themselves. The interaction causes the organic materials to be oxidized, a process which causes the potentially harmful organic materials to now be essentially harmless. Green innovations are growing in both presence and popularity.

Eco-Friendly Rugs to Green-ify Your Home

Green Furniture Home Design

I want to make sure that I am choosing products that are from sustainably harvested materials, are recycled, or reclaimed, or are just second-hand! Some of the most gorgeous eco-friendly rugs are made from the most beautiful materials you can imagine – and they are often very affordable. Bamboo is a material that seems to have no limits in its uses, and of course, is one of the most sustainable resources out there. I know, I know. Green-ify isn’t a real word.

New Space Age Material Made From… Carrots?

Green (Living) Review

Carbon fiber has long been considered one of those space age materials often reserved for high-end sports cars, the space shuttle and other products out of reach for the average consumer. Despite the high price tag associated with manufacturing carbon fiber, it is one of the lightest and strongest materials currently manufactured.

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Sustainable alternatives to garden lawns: Part 2

Low Impact

In this case, however, you are not layering pasta, tomatoes, cheese, etc, but organic materials that will compost in place to feed your plants. Next, take twigs, sticks, branches, and other brown, carbon-rich materials and lay these on top of the cardboard.

First fully solar-powered compost facility opens in California

AGreenLiving

In response to the increased demands of processing the compostable materials, Republic Services spent the past three years building the Otay Compost Facility and hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier in October. As any gardener knows, there’s a distinct difference between dirt and soil, so converting organic material into an amendment that improves soil quality is essential for farmers, backyard gardeners and urban planning divisions.

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

You can also organize a costume swap in your community. Hand out organic treats – For a lot of children, candy is the most important part of Halloween (the average Halloween haul weighs in at 10 lbs.!). In addition to staples like apples, raisins and nuts, you can also include healthier versions of their favorite candies, such as organic dark chocolate or gummies made with cane sugar or honey instead of high fructose corn syrup. 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween.

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What Water Quality Says About the Local Environment

Eco Friendly Daily

The pH balance of water is important because when the pH becomes out of the ideal range, the organisms within it will die. When water moves over these soils and rocks, the water can dissolve minerals, filter through organic material, and interact with algae and bacteria.

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5 Ways To Green Your School

Green Home Blog

Schools throw away tons of organic material every year, including leftover food and soiled paper products, so why not make sure all that trash is being put to good use? Tagged: community , get involved , green school , organic produce. COMPOSTABLE BIODEGRADABLE Going Green Recycling REUSABLE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS community get involved green school organic produce5 Ways To Green Your School. Green your school!

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10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Greentumble

The air we breathe is a carrier of compounds crucial for metabolism of all living organisms. Trees provide one precious raw material – timber. The remaining 60 percent are used for other purposes such as a building material, furniture or other everyday objects from cooking utensils to decorative ornaments [7]. It is the energy released from burning plants and animal-based organic materials such as manure. Our demand for natural resources steadily rises.

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The Compost King of New York

Green (Living) Review

On an overcast winter morning, Charles Vigliotti, chief executive of American Organic Energy, drove me to his 62-acre lot in rural Yaphank, N.Y., Many innovative municipalities, in an effort to keep organic material out of dumps — where it generates methane, a greenhouse gas — already separate food from garbage and send it to old-fashioned compost facilities. What happens to food scraps after the city takes them?

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naturalezanica

Green Earth Journey

Name: Marlon Obando Solano and Amy Shelton Shop Name: naturalezanica Shop Link: [link] Location: Louisville, Kentucky (by way of Nicaragua) Ships To : everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? We collect all of our sustainable, organic materials by hand from the forest floor. Marlon began collecting and experimenting with different natural materials at a young age in the woods and mountains surrounding his family's farm in Nicaragua.

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The Role of Green Manure in Soil Fertility

Greentumble

It is the practice of planting crops that will be turn into the soil with the purpose to increase organic matter and replenish nutrients. At the same time, green manure serves as a source of food for numerous soil microbes and organisms. Their movement and activity helps build a good soil structure and by feeding on the organic matter, they allow for its distribution in soils. Allow soil rest for 20 days after tilling to let the organic material decompose properly.

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Archeologists unearth 5000-year-old micro-brewery in Tel Aviv!

Green Prophet

“These vessels were manufactured with straw temper or some other organic material in order to strengthen them, a method not customary in the local pottery industry. Hey Brooklyn and your micro-breweries – turns out you’ve got nothing on Tel Aviv! Evidence of an Egyptian brew-house dating to 5000 years ago is being dug up in Tel Aviv. Archeologists there have found pieces of ancient pottery vessels used to make beer.

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Why Mulching Is Important

Green (Living) Review

Garden mulch is a layer of organic material that is spread on the ground to protect or improve soil. Mulch materials can range from “brown” mulch (carbon)— shredded leaves, newspaper, straw, or wood chips—to “green” mulch (nitrogen)—grass clippings, cut weeds or herbs or manure. Mulch Improves Diversity and Soil Health: It protects soil organisms , like worms, insects, and soil microbes, which will help protect against pests.

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Product Review: Green Irene Enzyme Cleaners

The Green Samaritan

Using task specific enzymes that pinpoint their targets, go to work rapidly biodegrading organic materials into their basic elements.

Organic Muslim prayer mat inspires us to get closer to The One

Green Prophet

And of course something is more sustainable if there is simply fewer or less of the thing, but we love the simpler, more natural approach — buying products made with wholesome materials and made with love. The young designers of Rahatnook are offering an organic prayer mat, one that they refer to as their “space of silence”, both spatial and spiritual. Beauty Design Islam organic prayer mat

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The Urban Death Project will turn your dead body into beetroot

Green Prophet

Perhaps, the most novel, and really earth friendly way of disposing of human remains is being proposed by an organization called the Urban Death Project , in which a person’s body will be turned into natural compost to be used for fertilizing gardens and food crops. The burial and composting facility will have a section where a dignified religious funeral can take place, including interning the shroud wrapped body into a bed filled with wood shavings and other organic material.

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The Cup Hero separates coffee pods for recycling and composting

AGreenLiving

At the same time, the process of separating the plastic , foil, and organic materials by hand was too difficult and messy to do on a regular basis. Eco Green Recycle a-human-being biodegradable caldor climate coffee government government organizations health plastic pollution post-format-gallery star-gazing

How Can We Prevent or Reverse Desertification and Save Lands from Desert Encroachment?

Greentumble

With topsoil gone, important soil nutrients with organic material are lost. These techniques also help building up organic matter in soils, thus maintaining their long-term productivity. For example, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recommends planting Mesquite trees on grazed lands, which is a leguminous plant that provides pods rich in protein. As other natural ecosystems, deserts have their own dynamics independent of human activities.

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Sustainable Dog Collar Options

Eco Friendly Daily

When you’re trying to find the right dog collar, it can be overwhelming since there are so many styles and materials to choose from. For instance, halter-type collars can give you more control over your dog while walking, and this style can also be purchased in a natural and organic material. Organic Material Benefits. It’s obvious that organic dog collars are more eco-friendly, because the material is biodegradable and free of chemicals.

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Waste Incineration: Advantages and Disadvantages

Greentumble

There simply isn’t enough usable space, horizontally or vertically, to safely deposit billions of tons of this heavily contaminated material on an annual basis. Modern incineration facilities can generate combustion temperatures of more than 850 degrees Celsius, which is the minimal level necessary for maximum efficiency in the destruction of potentially hazardous organic materials [4]. High moisture organic waste.

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Pros and Cons of Organic Farming

Greentumble

Even though organic farming has been around since the Neolithic period, when our ancestors turned from hunters and gatherers to farmers, there is no doubt that it is experiencing a bit of a comeback in recent years. With ever-increasing awareness about toxic chemicals used extensively in modern agriculture, more people are willing to pay higher prices for organically produced food. The global market for organic products has grown to 80 billion US dollars in 2015, with the U.S.

How Can You Help Prevent and Control Soil Erosion?

Greentumble

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that arable lands worldwide lose every year 75 billion tons of soil due to erosion [2]. Runoff causes usually the biggest problems on agricultural lands, carrying nutrients and organic matter away from croplands, making it harder to maintain soil fertility to grow crops. High organic matter content in soils is excellent in preventing soil damage.

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