It’s not always about doing it yourself…by “it” I mean our hard work at being sustainable and Earth-friendly. From ancient times, humans have been most successful and prosperous when living in healthy communities. We are no exception. But the beauty of modern high-tech world is that we can be connected with an extended community of like-minded individuals available to us, whether they are next door or on another continent. Think Flickr, Facebook, Etsy…
“Over the past few years we have seen a kind of biking renaissance, which started in Copenhagen and has spread from Paris to Barcelona to Montreal,” says Carlo Ratti, director of the MIT SENSEable City Laboratory and the Copenhagen Wheel project. “It’s sort of like ‘Biking 2.0’ — whereby cheap electronics allow us to augment bikes and convert them into a more flexible, on-demand system.” Continue reading MIT’s big wheel in Copenhagen
The key to the success of this system is the specifically designed Bokashi Bucket, and the use of EM Bokashi.
Bokashi is a Japanese term that means “fermented organic matter”. EM Bokashi is a pleasant smelling product made using a combination of sawdust and bran that has been infused with Effective Micro-organisms (EM). EM Bokashi has traditionally been used to increase the microbial diversity and activity in soils and to supply nutrients to plants. Continue reading Miracle compost system: Bokashi bucket