Author Archives: Misty Chase
One of my favorite school field trips was to the Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant in Austin, Texas. I found the processes of turning sludge and wastewater into useful products fascinating. For instance: Dillo Dirt™. Dillo Dirt™ is a unique … Continue reading
Fossil fuels emit large amounts of carbon dioxide. According to the EPA, the main human activity that emits CO2 is the combustion of oil, coal, and natural gases for energy and transportation. Alternative energy sources such as solar power do … Continue reading
The shortage of low-cost homes and growing number of homeless people is a global challenge. Many charities and organizations, such as Eco-Tec, are finding alternative ways to save money as well as build sustainable homes out of recyclable plastic bottles.