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Homemade Organic Insect Repellents – Pesticides

Homemade Organic Insect Repellents – Pesticides

Posted on20. Aug, 2010 by .

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I’m all for home made Insect repellents and pesticides, stuff you can make in your kitchen for three reasons 1. It’s cheap – virtually free 2. It’s environmentally friendly 3. It’s healthy for the plants, veg and ultimately us All our pesticides, mainly, fall into the area of sprays that are made up of water […]

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Climate Change – A long rant!

Climate Change – A long rant!

Posted on20. Jul, 2010 by .

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30 years ago when I was a fresh faced naive graduate I was sitting chatting to my bank manager who was nearing retirement and the conversation turned to the topic of that age … How we were all going to be working a 4day week in the future!.. The BM’s realism and experience quickly cut […]

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The world’s first compostable bottle?

The world’s first compostable bottle?

Posted on29. Mar, 2010 by .

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Why don’t all companies use these bottles? BIOTA uses nature-based packaging from NatureWorks ™ PLA. NatureWorks ™ PLA is the first commercially viable packaging material derived entirely from an annually renewable resource – corn. BIOTA is the first beverage company in the world to exclusively use. NatureWorks ™ PLA to bottle its products. BIOTA water […]

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Organic Fertilizers

Organic Fertilizers

Posted on21. Mar, 2010 by .

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Green Planet has initiated a highly acclaimed project in northern Nigeria to manufacture a totally organic fertilizer from material collected from the indigenous Neem tree. The fruit from the Neem tree is cold-pressed to produce Neem oil. This oil undergoes an extraction processes to obtain the active ingredients for our natural pesticide range of products. […]

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Kenaf – A 21st century crop

Kenaf – A 21st century crop

Posted on21. Mar, 2010 by .

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Kenaf, should be the fibre crop of the 21st century, and hopefully explode into the market place for industrial products made from sustainable natural materials. Several multinational companies already use kenaf fibre in small, but growing quantities, in newly-marketed green products such as the Toyota Lexus and NEC mobile phones to replace environmentally-damaging materials. Crucially, […]

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