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Whether You’re an Individual or Company, Green Living Is For Everyone

A new business you may have never heard of unless you are serious about green living is Harvest Power. Syngas and biogas are made by this green business, by converting organic matter, which is commonly thrown away e.g. plant waste, food rubbish and woody bits and pieces. This waste can be made into electricity, natural gas and heat. Hopefully Harvest Power will simply be the beginning of companies who will take disposed organic materials to produce soil enriching products and also generating renewable energy. The more businesses handling waste in this way, the better for the Earth.

Putting in Harvest Power’s compost products to soil increases its quality and makes it healthier. Compost, added to growing mediums like soil, chiefly improves the range and quantity of plant nutrients contained in the soil. Chemical substance plant foods oftentimes do not have the macro and micronutrients present in compost, and so people get more health benefits from consuming plants grown using natural compost. You’ll get a better garden, and by extension a healthier you, if you try putting compost to your garden soil. Nutrient enrichment is not the only positive obtained from organic compost – it also allows for more efficient water usage. Plant root systems grow larger, leading to less water runoff.

The gains from replacing synthetic fertilisers with organic compost are widespread. Compost counteracts both soils that are acidic and basic, and has none of the terrible environmental outcomes of the chemical version, which increases soil acidity, creates too much nitrogen and fouls our groundwater. The presence of trace minerals, and insects and other organisms that are healthy for the soil, are multiplied when compost is added. Importantly, cropsoils can again have their natural balance with the addition of compost, counteracting the cumulative effects of topsoil loss. Healthy soil is really important for sustainable living.

Harvest Power is going after other environmentally friendly activities such as anaerobic digesters, engineered fuels and renewable energy. Anaerobic digesters use processes in which micro-organisms decompose biodegradable material, creating biogas. All in all, Harvest Power’s activities give rise to many benefits, like the creation of jobs in greening business enterprises, finding better ways to utilize waste than in landfills, reducing the use of chemicals, restoring soil to a healthy state and producing renewable, clean energy. If only the Earth was a concern of all commercial enterprises and they embraced green ways of doing business.

“Going green” in our lives doesn’t call for a great effort to be meaningful – there are many ostensibly trivial things that can jointly become significant. Most people were instructed when they were young to not waste food. Even with that, it is still a great problem to waste a lot of food. It has been approximated by a company in Stockholm that the amount of food wasted between the time it is created to the time it is eaten is 50%. In 2004 a study discovered that 10% to 15% of nontoxic food in the US was disposed of, amounting to about $43 billion. That wastage alone is terrible, but it also leads one to think about the wastage of water. The same study found that 40 trillion liters of water yearly are wasted in the United States. That is enough water for half a billion people. We should make an effort to lower or do away with water wastage.

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