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Green Living Is For Individuals And Companies Alike

A new company you likely have never heard of unless you are into serious green living is Harvest Power. Harvest Power is an organic waste management business that gathers green waste, scraps of food, leftover wood, and other organic waste products, changing them into syngas or biogas. Change into natural gas, heat and electrical energy are all possibilities. Harvest Power is paving the road and hopefully a lot more companies will follow, unlocking renewable energy and rendering organic fertiliser from what is ordinarily regarded as waste. The Earth can use a lot more of these businesses who will manage organic wastes in a responsible manner.

Among Harvest Power’s excepptional products is its compost product that can be added to the soil increase nutrients and organic material. Compost, added to growing mediums like soil, mainly raises the range and quantity of plant nutrients contained in the soil. Plant foods contain more health-giving properties if grown with organic compost rather than chemical substance fertilizers. Adding compost to your garden will give you a healthy garden, and the reason you would want that is because it will give you a healthier you. One more advantage of adding nutritious, organic compost to the soil is lowering the energy it takes for irrigation. Compost makes it possible for the plant roots to get longer, providing better water retention.

Utilizing compost as an alternative to chemical based fertilizers is healthier for all of us. It it makes it possible to prevent the environmental problems triggered by chemical fertilizers, such as increasing acidity of the soil, contaminating groundwater, and promoting the overabundance of nitrogen. Adding compost means a great deal of beneficial insects, worms and other organisms that activate the soil. Importantly, cropsoils can again have their natural balance when compost is added, offsetting the cumulative effects of the erosion of topsoil. If we wish to live in a sustainable manner, it’s important to have healthy soil.

Harvest Power is going after other environmentally friendly areas such as anaerobic digesters, engineered fuels and renewable energy. What anaerobic digestion does is decompose waste with naturally occurring organisms and convert it into biogas. The positives of this are the following: generating clean, renewable energy, diverting waste from landfills, rejuvenating healthy soil with compost, replacing chemical fertilizers, and creating eco friendly occupations. If only the environment was a concern of all business organizations and they adopted green strategies.

Not everyone can work for a green business, but there are a good deal of little things that all people can do. Most people were instructed at a young age to not waste food. Even with that, it is still a great problem to waste a lot of food. A Stockholm company has estimated that food wastage of a stunning 50% occurs between the production and consumption of food. In 2004 a study discovered that 10% to 15% of eatable food in the United States was disposed of, amounting to about $43 billion. It would be terrible enough if it was merely the food alone, but what about wasting water? Well, it was observed that water wastage in America of 40 trillion liters takes place each year. Five hundred thousand people (more or less 8% of the world’s population) could subsist on that. Virtually everyone could do things to avoid wasting water.

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