I say, “Heal the Land with Vetiver”

Do you live near one of these scars?

Vancouver Island copper mine that has been recovered
Vancouver Island Copper Mine

Heal the Scars,
Put back BioDiversity.
Capture and pull down CO2.
Rid the land and water of contaminants.
Slow down water velocity.
Attract native species to return and Heal.
Not invasive
Strong Organic Stablization of land
Much Cheaper than ridged contruction!
>>>>>All with the Vetiver Grass System

In this post:
Vetiver Grass can do it ALL!
an illustrative Story,
Let’s “Heal the Scars”– Reclaim the land,
Positive Healing Results from Planting Vetiver,
Using Vetiver to restore, heal dry lands, deserts in Vietnam
A unique Bioengineering Tool
Where can you find Vetiver- Chrysopogon zizanioides?

above image: Abandoned Illegal Gold Mine destruction in the Amazon

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Time to AskNature.org – Another R.H.* Finalist

The more companies that search for their business solutions in Nature, the closer we will all get to harmony with planet Earth!

In this post:
Biomimicry is the practice of copying Nature
Ray of Hope Prize Program Finalist – cyprismaterials.com
Congratulations to the Ray of Hope Prize 2020 Winner ECOncrete!
Look at these ideas! From Alexandre Magnin
…Remember at the bottom a list of other posts about Nature

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Climate Retrofits on Land or at Sea

Retrofit =  
to modify, change, remodel to a new purpose or need,
to modify equipment, to replace existing parts, etc., with updated parts or systems.

A fix to reduce Fossil Fuel worldwide!
Electric-powered heat pumps that both heat and cool to replace oil&gas. Use renewable electricity to power the electric-powered heat pumps.

In this post:
Huge Worldwide Demand !
Reversing Climate, One Home / Building At A TimeBloc Power
Wait a minute! Let’s back up….and at Sea?
This OPT Buoy might work in a moon pool to retrofit ships?
Why ships of the future will run on electricity
…a list at the bottom of other posts about wind and waves and Retrofits.

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Construction, Mycelium, Industry..wait a minute

review, rehash, rethink and then onward

I am taking my own advice.
In this pandemic moment, there’s plenty to learn from standing still.
The pandemic is an opportunity to review, rethink, rehash.
I have followed the development of Mycelium in Industry for the last few years and thought it would be good to stand back and review ………..

In this post:
Growing a circular economy with fungal biotechnology: a white paper
Rethinking….MycoComposite Construction is par with WOOD?
Rethinking….Growing Myceliated Facades
Some related projects: 3-D printing, research, Fungar.eu , video
…Myco-Composite Suppliers and other posts listed at the bottom

above image: https://thegrowingpavilion.com/

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Urban Energy Retrofits for existing buildings

Huge World Wide Demand!
Lots of room for small businesses.
Can your business be part of this?

In this post:
Better Buildings, Block by Block,
Reversing Climate Change, One Building At A Time – Bloc Power
$20B BUILDING ENERGY RETROFIT MARKET,
Retrofit cuts energy use by 36 percent at Lisbon’s Historic City Hall
Theres lots to think about when setting up a retrofit business.
A Closer Look at Energy Retrofit Financing,
City Energy Project Resource Library
Heat pumps could satisfy 90% of global heating needs
What to do with your old boiler? Do not waste WASTE revenue.

above image: My Zero Energy Retrofit Beats my 401(k) “The return on investment is over double the return on my retirement investments this year.”

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10+ more green companies to work for with job vacancies NOW

Yes! Green Recovery – #7/12

update: 22.3.2021

In this post:
Vacancies by how Green the company: UK, New Jersey, Switzerland, USA, California, Italy, Portugal, Denmark, France, Germany, Colorado, remote, Ireland, EU, Stockholm, New York, Washington DC, Beijing, EU, Eastern Europe, Russia, Switzerland, Germany, Virginia, World Wide
…More Job Vacancies in other posts listed at the bottom of this post.

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another 12+ Green Companies to work for with Job Vacancies – Now – #5/12

updated 23.3.2021

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The road to a blue-green recovery
Vacancies by how Green the company: California, Singapore, USA, International, remote, South Carolina, UK, Canada, Global, New Jersey, EU, Eastern Europe, Russia, Switzerland, Germany, Virginia, World Wide
…More Job Vacancies in other posts listed at the bottom of this post.

image above: From the article The road to a blue-green recovery See at the bottom

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“Mycelium in Industry” Where can you get information, help, assistance?

In this post:
It depends upon where you are with your idea
…and where you are in the world:  Africa, Australia, Belgium, Serbia, Thailand, India
New One Online – Exactly MycoComposite Material workshop
…Myco-Composite Suppliers and other posts listed at the bottom

the above photo: Haeckels – For outer packaging of our glass containers in both retail and during transit, mushroom derived mycelium was adopted.  An incredibly versatile, all-natural & 100% bio-degradable material that is mouldable to any silhouette and not only houses seeds of wild flora in its rigid walls, but fertilises them when the outer packaging is discarded after use; a more eco-conscious unboxing experience.

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Mycotecture? more-Mycelium in Construction

  “Mycotecture”, “the idea that mushroom tissue can grow into structural forms through biological system engineering.”  Philip Ross

In this post:
Mycelium workings,
Tips and Troubleshooting,
Insulation made from mycelium,
Mycelium Bricks – more research as a building material,
Architecture and Mycelium = “Mycotecture”?
…Myco-Composite Suppliers and other posts listed at the bottom

wait a minute – now during the pandemic – Maybe this is the time to review, rehash, rethink and then onward. take a look an update, Maybe time to stop and think.

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Waste Plastic Upcycle Businesses – Opportunities, Opportunities!

Updated!

In this post:
Waste Plastic Business is going to be a Kickstarter winner!
6 Roof and Pavement Tile companies from Plastic Waste;
Precious Plastic – Start a business from plastic waste!
From the Precious Plastic Map:

Research: Plastic recycled From the Inside Out;
UBQ – finding value even in unwanted Trash
…a list at the bottom of posts about WasteRushes…..and more about plastic

Above image: Plastic Jewellery by Denise Julia Reytan

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Mycelium in Industry, cont.; Construction, Packaging, Textile, Furniture, +

In this post:
Updates on Mycelium in Industries; Construction, Packaging, Textile, Furniture, and other areas of interest…..
Research on phenomena such as fire safety, in the Food Industry,
Mycelium and Oil,
Mycelium in Soil = CO2 absorption
…Myco-Composite Suppliers and other posts listed at the bottom

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