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red wiggler

All You Need To Know About Red Wiggler Worms

The red wiggler is the world’s most common composting worm Worrmy – If you’re a beginner to vermicomposting and you’re thinking of adding this species to your worm farm, but need more insight and information on breeding, life cycle, and reproduction, here are all the facts

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commercial composting

How Commercial Composting Works

Biodegradable organic material is a challenge for cities to deal with Earth911 – The word “industrial” has negative connotations in environmental circles but when it comes to composting, there are benefits to scaling up. Thanks to industrial-scale composting facilities, about 8.5% of America’s organic waste is

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composting for climate change

Composting can help fight climate change

Julia Simon for NPR Turn your food waste into beautiful earthy compost NPR KERA – Keeping food out of landfills can help fight climate change. And, luckily, there’s an easy solution for your home food waste: Composting!It doesn’t matter if you’re in a suburban home or

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vermicomposting worms

Best Types Of Worms For Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting worms turn the soil and eat the organic matter Gardening Know How – The best types of worms for vermicomposting are red wigglers (Eisenia fetida) and redworms (Lumbricus rubellus) because they prefer a compost environment to plain soil, and they are very easy to keep.Vermicompost

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worms recycling food waste

Worms at Work, Recycling Food Waste

Households, schools and businesses can all vermicompost USDA – Over one-third of all available food goes uneaten through loss or waste and vermicomposting, or worm composting, turns food scraps into a beneficial soil amendment that can be used in home gardens, landscaping, turfgrass, farms and more.Composting keeps

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crescent suns

How to Use Your Smartphone to Shoot a Solar Eclipse

Photo by Anthony Sanchez How to capture the totally-eclipsed Sun with your phone Sky & Telescope – Many first-time eclipse watchers won’t be able to resist the temptation of trying to capture the rarest of photo ops: a solar eclipse.Using a smartphone to shoot an eclipse

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View the NASA Eclipses Gallery

On April 8, 2024, millions will view a total solar eclipse NASA – An eclipse is an awe-inspiring celestial event that drastically changes the appearance of the two biggest objects we see in our sky: our Sun and Moon. On Earth, people can experience solar eclipses

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manatees

Celebrate Manatee Appreciation Day

Raising awareness about these ‘sea cows’ that live under the water Visit Florida – Manatee Appreciation Day is a day to appreciate the endangered species Trichechus manatus latirostris – the Florida manatee – and remind people about the importance of saving their habitat. Manatees are aquatic

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international day of action for rivers

Celebrate International Day of Action for Rivers

Water for Life, and NOT for Profit! International Rivers – The International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicated to solidarity, when diverse communities worldwide come together with one voice to affirm that rivers are vital and need our protection.Highlighting how critical access to

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the big plastic count

The Big Plastic Count

It’s hard not to feel guilty about the price our planet pays for plastic The Big Plastic Count – When most affordable products come with plastic packaging, are we as consumers really in control Well, it’s time to get serious about tackling the plastic crisis. You

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