6 Reasons Why We Need to Stop Burning Garbage! Now!

A HOT Summer Solstice 2024

The Heat is up in the 40’s Celsius
……….reaching for the 50’s

18 June, 2024
49.4 C in Iraq
120.92 Fahrenheit



BURNING Anything Today is not a good idea because: there are too many of US doing it, and
Incinerating Garbage is Dirty & Hot….Very Hot.

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Something of The history of WASTE —— Summer Solstice 2023

Where were you in 2019?
What has changed for the whole world since then? In maybe only a few years, Archeologists may dig up the garbage that we were throwing away, then, and find out how things changed between 2019 and 2020.

WASTE is very valuable when learning about man’s activities.
Man always has a pile of waste next to where they live.

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REBUILD GREEN! – GREEN Tools to Recover!

The Ukraine has been totally disrupted and has this powerful opportunity to show the world that “GREEN WORKS”.

Ukraine, manmade or Natural Disasters, use GREEN recovery !!!
Powerful Opportunity for us all!

With a
“Symbol of Hope”
from Nature….

Ukraine is already involved in the GREEN movement !
>> So important to work on GREEN Recovery, cleaning up after each Catastrophe.

(The first post is here: GREEN Tools To Recover From Disasters! The second post with reminders for the Ukraine is HERE. THIS POST is the last in this series and offers more reminders.

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Feature Image above:Valley” by https://sassmannshausen.net/

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GREEN Tools to Recover from Disasters!

Ukraine, manmade or Natural Disasters,
use GREEN recovery

Value the Waste as you clean up

Horrific Destroyed – Circular Economic Opportunity!
Ukraine and other regions that have experienced catastrophe.
Disaster clean-up and repair – Think GREEN.

Sustainability, Circular Economy Reminders
Ukraine knows and is doing it!
ALL Disaster areas should do it too!

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Harvest the war waste and think Green/Circular
FOOD
DRINKING WATER
TOILETS
LIGHT
ENERGY – ELECTRICITY
WASTE to ENERGY
WASTE MANAGEMENT
THE STEEL COMPANY – Azovstal
…Remember a list at of other posts about WASTE to Energy

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What makes an economy Circular? Decompose to New Life !

Let’s review.

>>In Nature, After Use:Dead tissues break down and are converted into simple organic forms;food for new life.
>>In Industry, After Use: Break-it-up, dismantle it, separate materials, disassemble it, take it apart into its various materialsand ready them as new feed-stocks for new production.

Recycling and Reuse!
Closing the Loop – The Life Cycle of ALL things

The part that makes it a Circular Economy

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Without decay, we would overflow with plant & animal “remains”
Decomposition is the first stage = recycling
Recycling business is beginning to turn profitable
There really is an urgent need to accelerate recycling.
…Remember, a list at the bottom of other posts about Waste.

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Waste Online Tools! There are more of them!

an Update !

More online tools where you can sell your production waste.
Landfills, must be shrinking !?!

Wow, Your Company’s Muck Is Their Company’s Raw Material?

….. First Search in a “Waste to Resource” Online Exchange when you are looking for a feed stock!

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the first two
now there are more online tools
Regional – Waste Exchanges
…Remember, a list at the bottom of posts aboutWaste

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Mycelium Momentum; World is waking up.

Mycelium Congress 2021
Entirely virtual conferences   ON LINE

4 days of conferences and networking
Every Thursday in September! 2,9 & 16 Sept, 2021 and 23 Sept, 2021

An international scientific event from Quebec, Canada, dedicated to fungal innovation and edible forest products. The conference includes seminars, workshops and networking activities aiming at bringing together. Regional, national and international experts in mycology and mycotechnology to showcase mycological innovation successes from the past 5 years. In order to allow optimal functioning of the virtual platform, please note that registrations will close at noon the day before each conference day.

In this post:
COP26,
Mycelium is “in Industry”, says the news and growing demand
a game called Mycelium,
…Mycelium in Industry, the entire list at the end, my other Mycelium posts

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Practical, Efficient way to Heal Ocean Habitat

Time to AskNature.org #3

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

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Biomimicry is the practice of copying Nature
Ray of Hope Prize Program Winner – ECOncrete
ECOncrete is also in the Solar Impulse 1000 solutions
Other ideas to Heal Ocean Habitat
…Remember at the bottom a list of other posts about Nature

above image: econcrete’s ecomat

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Vetiver System Proven I say, “Heal the Land with Vetiver”

Vetiver System < (C. zizanioides)

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

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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 – Ray of Hope* Finalist

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

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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

above image: Rachel Ford James, from flicker

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Climate Retrofits – The Need to Focus on Green Energy

Climate Retrofits with Heat Pumps =  
Modify, change, remodel to a better way for planet Earth
To Change to a system that does not require fossil fuel
!

There is a Huge Demand to upgrade every home worldwide with Heat Pumps, the declared leader in Heating and Cooling our places of Shelter.

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Huge Worldwide Demand !
Reversing Climate, One Home / Building At A TimeBloc Power

My Crazy Idea
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 – wait a minute Let’s Think this Again

review, rehash, rethink and then onward

I am taking my own advice.
In that pandemic moment, there was 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 – Heat Pumps are Better, Sustainable

Huge World Wide Demand for Urban Energy Retrofits!
Lots of room for small businesses in Heat Pumps.
Can your business be part of this?

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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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Green Jobs? Prepare for this New Challenge #7

YOU CAN DO IT IF YOU WANT TO!
I put together this series of 12 posts during the COVID 19 pandemic.
In different ways each post give you insights into where and what to look for when considering how you can join the GREEN JOB market.
It is possible to find GREEN JOBs without having to change your career or learn new skills.
Most companies are turning GREEN in some form. BUT depending upon the company, your present career may be important to them. It often depends on what type of companies you search for and how they are turning GREEN.
Maybe you will find something that sparks, stimulates, awakens, triggers your interest to learn a new skill………….who knows!
YOU WILL FIT YOURSELF IN. THIS IS OUR FUTURE!

update: 3 June, 2024

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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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Green Jobs? Prepare for this New Challenge #5

YOU CAN DO IT IF YOU WANT TO!
I put together this series of 12 posts during the COVID 19 pandemic.
In different ways each post give you insights into where and what to look for when considering how you can join the GREEN JOB market.
It is possible to find GREEN JOBs without having to change your career or learn new skills.
Most companies are turning GREEN in some form. BUT depending upon the company, your present career may be important to them. It often depends on what type of companies you search for and how they are turning GREEN.
Maybe you will find something that sparks, stimulates, awakens, triggers your interest to learn a new skill………….who knows!
YOU WILL FIT YOURSELF IN. THIS IS OUR FUTURE!

updated 26.1.2023

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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 Construction? A New Frontier in Progress!

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above image: from the FUNGAR project, at the end of this post

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Mycelium Industry – Where to Learn in the World?

The Mycelium Industry is growing…. look in your own region!
Or ask me to.

Update….see course in September 2023!

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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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Mycelium in Construction>Mycotecture? A New Era Bio-Building

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

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many projects mentioned in this post!

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.

above photo: carlo ratti associati: The Circular Garden, Milan 2019

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Still time to Circulate, Network – A Path to New Connections

Network at a Circular Economy event – 2 events updated 2023

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Mycelium Composites? The Way to New Climate-Friendly Things

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Waste Plastic Upcycle Businesses – Opportunities, Opportunities!

Updated!

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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, +

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#7- What is Wrong with the Haves? Plenty!

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water is not clean.  Why? – Mining, Chemical Production waste, careful hiking in the “wilderness”?, Suffering from their Climate Change, Water infrastructure in Crisis
Less Water Use – Thanks To Better Toilets?,
Any Leaky Toilet Patrols?
Technology offers some exciting toilet valve and and leak detection devices 
…a list at the bottom of 7 posts on the subject of water-sanitation-toilets

picture above: What went wrong with 92-year-old structure – 2019 – Dam’s collapse raises questions

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#5 Dry Toilet sanitation systems – our growing population

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Human Waste,
So, where are we with human manure,
OK, how about dry toilets in high-rise buildings? multiple family complexes?
Experts say the solution is not flush toilets and centralized sewage systems ,
Doing it NOW!
Container Based Sanitation
…a list at the bottom of 7 posts on the subject of water-sanitation-toilets

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ReManufacturing in Africa – a Win-Win

………………to say nothing of the rest of the developing areas of planet Earth.

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ReManufacturing units in Africa is a fantastic opportunity to add jobs,
Africa is ready to grow big with ReManufacturing,
ReManufacturing in Africa of some kind, in 27 for her countries,
ReManufacturing Industry – seriously in need of skilled workers,
above:
Probe Corp. auto-electrical workshop – remanufacturing and innovative repair
…and a list at the bottom of posts in the Africa and ReManufacturing series.

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ReManufacture, Reman, ReNewed – Basis of the Circular Economy

ReManufacture, Reman, ReNewed – Foundation of the Circular Economy 66

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ReManufacture = Big Reuse Resources Business,
Our planet Earth is just 9% circular!,
CORE,
if you have not eaten it or exploded it…you can ReManufacture it!,
Impacts of Remanufacturing,
Finding a ReManufacturer,
Reman Industry troubled by Need for MORE Skilled Technicians
…Remember that at the bottom, more posts on the Africa and ReManufacturing

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Mycelium in Construction >>> Grow Construction Materials

PLEASE NOTE: there is further construction information in the May 2019 Mycelium in Industry, this October 2019 Mycotecture update and in March 2020: some tangible progress and more information sources for Mycelium in Industry.

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