5 Benefits of Composting

It’s no secret that keen environmentalists love talking about composting. Here’s five reasons why it’s a key factor for sustainability and features prominently in green debates. 1. Composting reduces landfill waste and incineration, and therefore emissions. Modern waste management methods are environmental tragedies. Waste lies stagnant in landfill sites where the vital oxygen that is … More 5 Benefits of Composting

Liquid Waste from Lavender Hill Turned to Charcoal

Slumson Ghana Limited, the company contracted by government to process human liquid waste into compost for farming is also manufacturing organic charcoal as a by-product. The company’s original mandate was to dehydrate liquid waste and use the residue to produce organic compost, and they have been doing so since June 2012. The company currently treats … More Liquid Waste from Lavender Hill Turned to Charcoal

Pope Francis Speaks About Waste and our Planet

I. POLLUTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE Pollution, waste and the throwaway culture 20. Some forms of pollution are part of people’s daily experience. Exposure to atmospheric pollutants produces a broad spectrum of health hazards, especially for the poor, and causes millions of premature deaths. People take sick, for example, from breathing high levels of smoke from … More Pope Francis Speaks About Waste and our Planet