Tweet Making compost can help you save money and recycle some of your organic garbage. The infographic below explains why you should compost, how to compost, different methods of composting, and composting methods for reduced amounts of space and time.
Tweet Building with bamboo has traditionally been a serious challenge as there was no way to preserve the bamboo and protect it from being eaten by bugs. The designers in the video below have found a way to protect the bamboo and are now building amazing homes and schools with this natural and sustainable building […]
Tweet This Colorado farmer used a pretty neat way to fight a run away wildfire using a tractor and a plough.
Tweet The proportion of woman to men in the workplace is in the spotlight in a lot of industries, so how is farming doing with respect to woman in farming?
Tweet More and more people are trying to become more self-sufficient by growing their own food and producing their own renewable electricity. But how much land does one require to become fully self-sustainable?
Tweet I bumped into the GrowBag guys at the Oranjezicht City Farm market in Cape Town this morning. They are selling some really great planters made from upcycled vinyl mostly from old signs. Visit their website for more info at www.growbag.co.za for more info.
Tweet Plants in your garden consume the nutrients in the soil as they grow and it is the gardener’s job to replenish these nutrients as they are consumed. This can be tricky as one does not know which nutrients are depleted without having expensive soil analysis done in a lab. Another indicator of which nutrients […]
Tweet I have heard all kinds of stats being mentioned around food waste and always knew it was high and so I went and did some research. I was amazed by the actual amount of food wasted during production and by consumers. Interesting – but not surprising – stat on how efficiently emerging economies use […]
Tweet iLevel is an innovative remote tank monitoring system that provides accurate ‘real time’ information of the contents of any bulk storage tank – both liquids and solids. The solution consists of a device that you fit to the tank you want to monitor as well as a secure website which you can use to […]
Tweet This infographic really jumped out at me! Wild animals form a relatively small proportion of the mammal population on earth. The questions I have are: Has the absolute number of wild animals decreased over time or only the relative proportion of wild animals decreased? Is this gross disproportion between wild animals and other sustainable? […]