Blog – Eco Snippets

Turn Garbage Into Food With A Worm Bin…

Between 30 to 40 percent of the United States’ food supply is wasted. Vermicomposting keeps that garbage out of the landfill and turns it back into food. You probably end up throwing away a lot of food after some meals. It’s okay, most of us wish we were better about food waste but it often […]

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Compost Worm Farming With Geoff Lawton…

Compost worm farms transform household waste into a resource, a very valuable resource, a nutrient-rich fertilizer (liquid and solid) while also closing the loop on food waste cycles in households. Compost worms are a great way to make your own fertilizer for organic gardening, and they are equally as good for recycling food waste at […]

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Family’s Magical Cob House Made From Earth, Sand & Straw…

Danny and Katherine built a gorgeous house made of cob – a sustainable and natural material made from sand, clay, and straw. You’d never know that a house made from such material could be so beautiful! Cob building gets its name from the Old English term for “lump,” which refers to the lumps of clay-rich […]

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Farming Fresh Fish & Vegetables With Backyard Aquaponics…

Aquaponics combines two growing methods, aquaculture and hydroponics, to create a self-contained, well-balanced ecosystem. Fish are fed and raised in a tank and as gravity pulls the wastewater through a hydroponic garden, bacteria feed on the waste, breaking it down into essential nutrients for the plants to grow. The system then returns the cleaned water […]

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