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Urban Curbside Composting, Recycling Service

Urban Curbside Composting, Recycling Service

CEDAR CITY – Worm poop. That’s the secret to what Tim Ferguson and Kelton Wood, owners of Nature’s Way Recycling in Cedar City, hope will be their success. Not necessarily just for their own sake but, more importantly they said, for the sake of Southern Utah. And maybe even the world. For $5 a month, Nature’s Way Recycling will pick up your food waste, cardboard, paper and landscape trimmings, feed it to some worms and produce a fertilizer with up to 50 percent better water-retention rates than regular soil. Besides the water retention, Ferguson said, compared to regular soil, the growth rate…

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Imagine a world with no fossil fuels

Imagine a world with no fossil fuels

The time is ripe to break free from fossil fuels There has never been a better time to break free from fossil fuels. Record-breaking global temperatures, plummeting fossil fuel prices, historic investments in renewable energy and global pressure to honor climate pledges are all coming together to create the ideal setting for this world-changing shift. The shift could not be more urgent. The United Nations climate agreement forged in Paris last December reconfirmed the level of 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels as a hard upper limit for global warming, beyond which the consequences for the planet become catastrophic. But…

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Waste Disposal in US Landfills Has Been Underestimated by 115%

Waste Disposal in US Landfills Has Been Underestimated by 115%

The amount of municipal waste being disposed of in the US is more than double 262 million tonnes (metric tons) versus 122 million tonnes in 2012 previous estimates, our new study shows. We also found that the US has plenty of space to put it all more than 70 years' worth of space, actually. Landfills are large sources of methane, comprising about 18% of human-made methane emissions sources in the US, because of the decomposition of waste materials that occurs over long time spans inside of landfills.

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DIY Methane Generator

DIY Methane Generator

You can make biogas energy with a DIY methane generator. Producing methane from manure using your own small scale waste to energy biogas digester is feasible for many small farms. What is Biogas Energy? Biogas energy is fueled by burning methane produced by the decomposition of organic wastes.

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