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It's part of nature that the corpses of dead animals are recycled by other organisms. But a corpse degraded by bacteria releases many dangerous toxins, for example botulinum toxin, which can contaminate the water and be dangerous for people and other animals. Please note what happens to the corpse of the animal in the natural environment. Firstly, most of ...


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Depending on the size of the animal, you can try hot composting it. This should keep any toxins out of the water supply, while also giving you a good fertilizer. The basic steps are start with lots of wood chips. You want a base layer of at least 18 inches. (Again it depends on the size of the animal, larger animals need a larger base.) Add the animal ...


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As with virtually anything in Permaculture the answer is going to be, "It depends." What resources do you have on hand? What are you willing to do? Are you wanting a fix for "right now" or are you wanting something more long term? The answer, in general, is going to be compost. Depending upon how it's made, what is in it and where it's from that's ...


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Like all organic matter banana peels can simply be buried & allowed to compost in place. My grandmother preferred this method to piles & just dug a new, small hole every day- one beside the other- in the grass alongside her multiple planting beds. In the course of a year she went all around her yard! Banana peels are especially valuable because they ...


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You can use scrubbers to remove NO2 (or better NOX) and SO2 from exhaust gas emissions. Scrubbers are used in large industrial facilities, power plants, and large ships to clean-up the exhaust gas emissions -- mainly in order to comply with emission thresholds. They are not applied in small-scale combustion facilities such as cars or residential heating ...


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There are some differences between fertilizing shrubs and other plants, generally, and between different individual shrubs. But one thing I've noticed is that in your question, the plants you listed were: Flowers Ginger Onions Chili Which are, for the most part, annuals or herbaceous perennials, not so much shrubs, although there are some shrubs in the ...


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We used to throw away our banana peels and all other fruit and vegetable peels in our veggie patch, but they take a long time to decompose and also invite snails. Especially the orange peels, which are a good amount of biomass are a good attraction for snails. We now collect peels until they fill up our grinder, and then grind them before throwing them into ...


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There's nothing particularly magic about banana peels compared to other peels. But if you're putting these in the garbage, you totally should stop doing that and use them in your garden. Cutting up individual peels and adding them to the garden is way too much work for me. Instead, I have a small lidded bucket on my kitchen counter. I add all fruit peels, ...


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To determine if lighting levels are responsible, I suggest you put similar plants (tomatoes, cucumbers and green beans) into self-contained pots (using potting mix) and sit them within the same lighting as what the aquaponics system gets, and see how well they grow. You will of course need to water them manually as appropriate. It may also be worth double ...


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Just found a patent for this: https://www.google.com/patents/US20070154374 Method for removing sulfur dioxide and other acid gases, mercury, and nitrogen oxides from a gas stream with the optional production of ammonia based fertilizers


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I have added banana peel to my garden compost bin in the past but how quickly they break down depends on the climate. Here in Northern England our weather is generally fairly cool so the banana peel only breaks down slowly. I use homemade garden compost as a general soil feed in early Spring.


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Humic acid is the ultimate organic fertilizer. Google it also under Humates. It's not actually fertilizer but it is that which makes rich black earth black and rich. All plants love it. It is what they have been using for hundreds of million years to transport nutrients from the soil and into their roots. Most of the humic acid used here in Vancouver comes ...


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