We’re running a short online sustainability survey to understand how lockdown has affected people’s habits, hobbies and daily routines. We want to identify how we can embrace any positive changes that could help to benefit the environment as well as our communities. The information provided in this survey will help us move forwards, to create a greener, healthier borough – rather than simply going ‘back to normal’.
Correct and secure E waste management is an important topic for managers, as getting it wrong (or ignoring) will cost you BIG bucks. Here’s what you can do.
Scientists are working with a Victorian almond grower to trial an orchard redevelopment practice to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint. Whole orchard recycling is an established practice for orchard redevelopment in California Researchers overseeing an Australian trial want to quantify the impact it has on the carbon footprint of local almond orchards. By incorporating the wood chips back into the soil, almond growers in the US are reporting better water-holding capacity and better nutrient uptake
When almond growers decide to redevelop part of their orchard, the trees are often removed and then burnt. Merbein almond grower Neale Bennett was in the United States five years ago and saw the process in action.
Kelly Taylor now champions this regime for a number of principal international clients and is considered to be one of the most forward thinking consultants in the field. Successful ventures include: On site power generation using bio-mass, bio-oil or anaerobic digesters Full use of waste heat from…