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FYI - you don't have to have a spinning wheel to spin small to moderate amounts of yarn. A hand-spinning spindle will work great, is much less expensive to buy and far less complicated to make, and is also very portable. I spun great yarn using a top whorl drop spindle for a couple of years or so before I finally (mostly) moved on to using a spinning wheel. ...


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Occelaris clowns are easy to breed in captivity and in Australia are regularly advertised as 'tank bred' and not 'wild caught.' Some species of shrimp are also easy to breed but not necessarily cleaner shrimp as in the movie. I'd suggest that the rest of the fish and invertebrates in the fn tank could only ever be wild caught. The effect of the aquarium ...


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Since posting this I’ve discovered some relevant sources, so I’ll offer my own answer. Allocation The concept of “allocation” is important in deciding how the footprint of a process, such as food production, should be distributed across many products. (e.g. see the report “Product Carbon Footprinting”). If a farm, for instance, is producing a combination ...


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I know it's been a few years since the OP made this post, but I wanted to add a few thoughts for future readers. Fish bones can be mounted for education and display. Photos (and directions) can easily be found online. They can also be made into sculptures: http://icelandmag.visir.is/article/icelandic-lego-made-fish-bones And they can be made into sewing ...


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Flushing down the toilet is a lot better than have it end up in a city dump where it will remain as long as the bag that contains it lasts. You can purchase dedicated pet waste composting units or make your own. I have a bucket with lots of holes drilled in the bottom and have it half buried in the ground on the verge so that I can open it up, and drop the ...


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Well, dogs excrements seem to be something special. First of all, they will not cause any problem to sewage-treatment facilities, as long as they do not come together with bags. It might rather be a problem to bring the excrements to the toilets because of the stench it may emit during its transport in the house. To take up the excrements bags should be ...


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It seems the bottom line of the question is low cost spinning wheel. The Dodeca wheeldesign is available free on line. This has been noted in another post. Porter also sells this wheel and a similar wheel at a very low cost for a spinning wheel. http://porterthreads.weebly.com/store/p4/Dodec_Spinning_Wheel.html. The Budget Wheel, seemingly derived ...


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You can bury them directly in your garden. That's what some of the native Americans did in coastal New England.


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