Solar energy panels and windmills against blue sky on summer day

August 26, 2020 2 minute read

Going Green With Anaerobic Digestion

Anaerobic digestion may be a key weapon in the battle against climate change, as the world seeks green recovery protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.

green plants covering roof top

August 12, 2020 2 minute read

Green Roofs Integral to Green Recovery

Green roofs are major components of the nation's mission to achieve a sustainable future, as attention turns toward modeling urban landscapes to be more energy-efficient.



June 30, 2020 1 minute read

Charles Vigliotti Appears on 'Grow for Good™' Podcast

AOE CEO Charles Vigliotti recently sat down with Jed Morey on the latest installment of Morey Creative Studios' Grow for Good™ podcast to discuss American Organic Energy's mission to transform organic waste disposal in the New York metropolitan region through its cutting edge anaerobic digester project.

bee pollinating lavender flowers

June 24, 2020 2 minute read

Pollinator Problems: Murder Hornets' Effect on Bees

Recent sightings of Asian giant hornets, aka ‘murder hornets,’ in the Pacific Northwest have led to renewed concerns about the decline of the honey bee population and viable pollinators for flowering plants and crops in the United States.

trees, grass, and bushes on top of a roof building

June 10, 2020 2 minute read

Maintaining Green Roof Projects During the Pandemic

Green roofs must be maintained year round, even during such a trying time as a worldwide pandemic, when special care should be taken to ensure irrigation systems are in working order.

Woman throwing fruits and vegetables into trash bin

May 27, 2020 3 minute read

Cut Down on Food Waste During COVID-19

Reducing organic food waste has become even more vital during the novel coronavirus pandemic, as disruptions in food supply has resulted in excess produce overrunning local landfills.

basket filled with organic vegetables

May 13, 2020 2 minute read

Organic Gardening in the Time of COVID-19

Organic gardening is undergoing something of a renaissance due to recent upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, encouraging many to turn to growing their own fruits and vegetables.

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April 22, 2020 2 minute read

Cost Comparison: Organic vs. Inorganic Soil

Though organic soil is generally a bit more pricey than its inorganic counterpart, the benefits derived from such an investment are worthwhile in cultivating a healthy environment for plants and produce to flourish.

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April 08, 2020 1 minute read

Best Uses for Organic Soil

Organic soil has been proven a viable option for nurturing plants ranging from flowers to vegetables, and everything in between, providing needed nutrients to ensure these seedlings flourish.

Landscape of sky, grass and soil under earth

March 25, 2020 1 minute read

Organic Soil Amendments, Defined

Amendments are intended to systematically improve the nutrient structure of organic soil by increasing its ability to hold oxygen, retain moisture, and provide adequate drainage.

Hands with Organic soil and sprouting plant in them

March 15, 2020 2 minute read

Organic Soil vs. Compost

Though the terms are often used interchangeably, organic soil serves to support plant life, while compost is typically used to enrich the soil itself.

Hand with organic soil and sprouting plant

March 05, 2020 2 minute read

How Is Organic Soil Made?

Organic soil is crafted by perfecting a delicate balance of weathered rock, water, air, and decomposed organic matter to achieve optimal levels of drainage, aeration, and support for plant life.

AOE-Blog-Organic-Soil

February 24, 2020 1 minute read

What Is Organic Soil?

Organic soil is composed primarily of plant materials, and often amended with compost to ensure its nutrient levels are optimized to cultivate plant life.