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.
Topdressing, the process of applying sand or a prepared soil mixture to the surface of a lawn, ideally during the growth seasons of spring and autumn, is designed to improve soil structure, promote root growth, and maintain the integrity of the drainage properties.
LIPA Approves American Organic Energy Anaerobic Digester Facility
The Long Island Power Authority approved an $84 million contract to purchase power from American Organic Energy's proposed anaerobic digester, which will convert food waste into sustainable energy and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Green Roofs in Action: Spotlight on The Visionaire
Long Island Compost has designed custom soil mixes for numerous municipal and green roof projects in the Long Island and New York City area, among these, The Visionaire in Battery Park City—the first LEED Platinum-certified apartment building in The Big Apple.
By making shopping lists, planning dinner menus, and understanding the shelf life of perishable items, we can each take steps to minimize food waste at home and help alleviate this growing global concern.
Wasted: Changing the World, One Head of Lettuce at a Time
American Organic Energy was recently recognized for its revolutionary initiatives in the anaerobic digestion industry in the landmark documentary, Wasted: The Story of Food Waste from executive producer Anthony Bourdain.