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Biochar in Compost

Using Biochar In Compost

To get the most benefit from using biochar in your compost bin, you want to make sure the biochar gets broken down into small pieces.

Biochar has a high surface area with the ability to absorb odors, ammonia, methane, and water. The smell from your compost can get significantly reduced by adding biochar into the mix.

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The Impact Of Monoculture On Food Security

Disadvantages Of Modern Agriculture

Many farmers like to focus on using monoculture plantations to maximize their profits. From a financial standpoint, it makes sense for them to focus on crops with high value and government backing. Having such a firm reliance on only a few species of plants could endanger our food supply.

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Algae As fertilizer What You Need To Know

Why Is Algae A Good Fertilizer

Algae is made up of living organisms. When added to the soil, they quickly break down. When breaking down, they release nutrients they contain into the ground. While Algae are breaking down, they release beneficial nutrients into the soil.

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Biochar Fertilizer What You Need To Know

Biochar A Organic Fertilizer

Biochar by itself does not actually act as a fertilizer if it is in its raw form. To use it as a fertilizer, we need to make sure that it has been inoculated or activated. Using nonactivated biochar will actually draw many of the nutrients out of the soil, reducing our plant's production.

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Are Biodegradable Pollutants As Great as you think

Do Biodegradable Pollutants Cause Environmental Problems

At first, I thought that many of the problems would get addressed by switching to biodegradable products. I was surprised to find how many different additional issues these products have been causing.

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Your Green Manure For Clay Soil Guide

Green Manure to Improve Your Garden

The majority of our garden crops like to grow in airy, light, and adequately draining soil to achieve their best vegetative growth and final yields.

Keep reading to see how you can use green manure and cover crops to increase your soil fertility and create better future harvests.

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What Does Hybrid Solar Panel System Have to Offer

All the basics about Hybrid Solar Panel System

Any solar generating system that will store energy for later use but still stays connected to the utility grid for high electrical usage scenarios is considered as a hybrid system...

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Intercropping and Crop Rotation

Why You Should Use Intercropping and Crop Rotation

If you are wondering what the difference between Intercropping and Crop Rotation, you are not alone. Both Intercropping and Crop Rotation are different ways of setting up multiple cropping systems. The most basic definition is that Intercropping will grow 2 or more crops at the same time mixed in together.

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21 Biomass Boiler Pros And Cons

Every Advantage and Disadvantage of Biomass Boilers

Biomass energy is a renewable resource that can help to heat our homes. By replacing our reliance on fossil fuels with biomass, we can reduce the number of emissions that we are releasing.

So keep reading and check out every advantage and disadvantage that results from us using biomass energy.

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26 Ultimate Biomass Energy Pros And Cons

Every Advantage and Disadvantage of Biomass Energy

Like every energy source, it has both its advantages and drawbacks associated from using it.

I have checked all over to compile this list. So keep reading and check out every advantage and disadvantage that results from us using biomass energy.

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25 Wave Energy Pros And Cons

Every Advantage and Disadvantage of Wave Power

Since our tides, ocean waves and river currents contain kinetic and potential energy. We can harness this power to generate electricity.

I have looked everywhere I could find, to compile the ultimate list of every advantage and disadvantage wave energy has. So keep reading and decide if wave power is something you think we should be investing our time and money.

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Ultimate Guide To The Types of Geothermal Energy

Check Out All The Types of Geothermal Power Plants

Geothermal energy uses heat that originates within the earth that occurs from a combination of two different sources. The first is the original heat that got produced from the formation of the land by gravitational collapse. The second source is from the heat generated by radioactive decay from various isotopes.

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Ultimate 19 Geothermal Energy Pros And Cons

Advantages and Disadvantages of Geothermal Energy

It does not matter if we are planning to use geothermal energy for heating our homes. Or providing electricity at our power plants many different considerations need to get taken into account.

I have looked all over the net to come up with every different advantage and disadvantage that I could find that is associated with using geothermal energy.

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18 Pros and Cons of Hydroelectric Energy

Check Out Every Advantage and Disadvantage of Hydroelectricity

Over the last 120 years, very little has changed for the generation of hydropower. But recently governments have again started reviewing current hydropower generation techniques. So keep reading find out every pro and con so you can decide for yourself if hydroelectricity is something you think we should continue investing in.

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Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment For More Renewable Energy

The Ability to Turn Sewage Sludge to Energy and Fertilizers

Anaerobic Treatment commonly referred to as Anaerobic digestion is an energy-efficient environmentally friendly technology. It is one of the two technologies we commonly use for wastewater treatment. The other method used is aerobic digestion.

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Dynamic Tidal Power An Amazing Reliable Energy

A Massive Amount of Energy Just Waiting

Unlike solar power and wind energy, dynamic tidal power is a more predictable renewable energy that is readily available to us. Since the tidal cycle is both predictable and repetitive, this allows us to estimate the amount of continual power that we can generate by tidal energy in different geographical locations.

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14 Best Uses of Algae You Should Know

Check Out Every Use We Have For Algae

Currently, the efficiency of algae at storing energy is higher than any other natural or engineered process we know. The more we study these small aquatic organisms, the more benefits we are finding they have to offer us.

So keep reading to see all the different uses algae currently has to offer us.

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The Ultimate List 19 Advantages and Disadvantages of Coal

Check Out The Pros and Cons of Coal

From generating electricity (steam and thermal coal) to many of the daily items we use require coal for their production.

I have looked everywhere I could to find every different pro, and con that coal has to offer. So keep reading and decide for your self if coal is a product you are comfortable spending your money on.

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15 Monoculture Farming Benefits and Disadvantages You Need to Know

Is Single Crop Planting A Good Or Bad Thing?

Unfortunately, it is not just GMO fields using this method either. Many organic farms have seen the benefits Monoculture Farming has to offer. So now, many large scale organic farms are also starting to focus on larger areas with a single crop type.

Keep reading to see all the pros and cons we could find from single-crop farming.

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Hydrofracking: The Secret Benefits and Alarming Disadvantages

All The Pros and Cons of Fracking

The natural gas from fracking may get promoted for being the cleanest form of energy from fossil fuels.

But to many people, there are just too many disadvantages from the hydrofracking process.

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Do You Use Bioplastics Check Out And Discover The Pros And Some Alarming Cons

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Bioplastics

Conventional plastics primarily use petroleum oil as the primary raw material for their production. On the other hand, Bioplastics are using all natural plant-based raw materials such as corn, sugars, fruit peels potatoes, etc., to produce their product.

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Differences Between Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable

So just what are the Differences Between Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable

The primary difference between biodegradable and non-biodegradable items is the ability for biodegradable items to decompose and break down naturally...

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