Building Green With Cork

Building Green With Cork

Cork is a 100% natural, renewable resource harvested from the bark of cork oak trees. Outer castings from the tree are harvested without harm to the trees.

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40 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Composting Toilet

40 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Composting Toilet

You've decided that a composting toilet is the right choice for your home, cottage, cabin, pool cabana or work shop, but you need help in determining what type to choose. This buying guide leads you through 40 questions that will help with that decision.

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BioLet Composting Toilets

BioLet Composting Toilets

BioLet unites the natural composting process with advanced Swedish technology to accelerate and optimize biological decomposition, evaporate excess liquid and exhaust odors all within an elegant bathroom fixture that is easy to use, simple to install and economical to operate.

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Composting Toilets: Questions and Answers

Composting Toilets: Questions and Answers

Composting toilets allow for the recycling of valuable plant nutrients by producing a soil-like supplement and can be used anywhere a flush toilet can be used, but composting toilets are also well suited to to locations where flush toilets are not feasible.

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Envirolet Vacuum Flush Composting Toilet System

Envirolet Vacuum Flush Composting Toilet System

Envirolet Vacuum Flush system combines a vacuum flush toilet with a composting toilet system. The Envirolet VF is ideal for your cottage, cabin, home, pool cabana, work shop, garage, farm or anywhere a conventional toilet system is not feasible or undesirable.

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Santerra Green: Environment-Friendly Sanitation

Santerra Green: Environment-Friendly Sanitation

Requiring little to no water, composting toilet systems can provide a solution to sanitation in unsewered rural areas. Lake cottages are a popular application of composting toilets, but there are many other places where Santerra Green is the economical and environment-friendly sanitation solution.

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Santerra Green Composting Toilets

Santerra Green Composting Toilets

Composting is simply nature's method of renewing and preserving itself and Santerra Green Composting Toilet Systems help nature's proven method by reducing and recycling waste into natural compost, while using little or no water in the process.

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Envirolet Composting Toilets

Envirolet Composting Toilets

You cannot get any more environmentally friendly than a waterless composting toilet. Composting is nature's method of renewing itself by reducing and recycling waste into natural compost, while using little or no water in the process.

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Environmental Pollutants from Electricity Production

Environmental Pollutants from Electricity Production

Electricity generation produces more environmental pollutants than any other industry, and a better understanding of the environmental pollutants produced will allow consumers to make more informed decisions.

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Biomass: Nature’s Most Flexible Energy Resource

Biomass: Nature’s Most Flexible Energy Resource

Biomass is plant material or animal waste that can be used as a fuel source. While wood is the best-known example of biomass, rice hulls, waste straw, manure, surplus corn, peanut shells and any other plentiful organic material can also be used.

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Home Recycling

Home Recycling

Of the millions of tons of garbage Americans produce each year it is estimated that more than 70% of it could be recycled. Additionally, purchasing products containing recycled content provides significant energy and water savings as well as reduces all types of environmental pollution.

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A Factsheet from Austin Energy's Green Building Program: Rainwater Harvesting

A Factsheet from Austin Energy's Green Building Program: Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting, an old idea that is popular again, is a potentially viable method for achieving sustainability of water resources. Following collection, water can be used as is or filtered and treated for a source of drinking water.

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