SCSA has been invited to host a table on biochar at the upcoming “Urban Farming” festival, being held in Keene, NH on Wednesday, July 15. See the details here: 293 more words
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BIOCHAR! It’s created by pyrolysis of biomass—the finished product pictured above is biochar made using bamboo in a 55 gallon steel drum. Biochar is a soil amendment that has a lot of potential for soil fertility, water retention, and it is the ultimate value added product if trying to clear bamboo off one’s land. 315 more words
Rising popularity of eco-friendly products on account of growing awareness towards green house emissions is anticipated to promote biochar market growth over the forecast period. Agriculture industry growth in China, India and U.S. 410 more words
Wouldn’t you like to create a waterless toilet AND fuel at the same time? It’s here!
INDIA’S WATERLESS TOILET
“The self-contained, waterless toilet has the capability of heating human waste to a high enough temperature to sterilise human waste and create biochar, a highly porous charcoal,” informed project principal investigator Karl Linden, professor of environmental engineering at University of Colorado Boulder. 55 more words