Ecokarma - How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

What is a Carbon Footprint?

Most people know the term ‘carbon footprint’ has something to do with the impact of certain human behaviors on the environment. Many individuals will associate this term with time spent driving a car and the subsequent emissions that result from such actions. Some think of the carbon cap programs that are slowly becoming more commonplace in developed and even some developing …

Best Worm Composting Bins

Worm Composting Bins: A Happy Home for Worms

Worm composting, otherwise known as vermicomposting, is a method of composting that uses—you guessed it—worms. These little guys munch through about anything. When this organic matter passes through the worms the product is vermicompost. Vermicompost is rich in nutrients and plants approved. You can easily buy everything you need to get started online. The key tools are a container (which …

Composting

Composting

Composting is a broad term that has come to be associated with many different biological processes. For most purposes, composting is a method of turning what would otherwise be considered as waste into something usable. Rather than sending unwanted leftovers or expired food to the trash, which ultimately finds its way to an incinerator or landfill to fester, this organic …

Bokashi Compost

Bokashi Composting: A Comprehensive Guide

Bokashi composting is a way to turn table scraps and kitchen wastes into a rich garden soil. The Bokashi method does not produce bad smells or attract pests, and unlike traditional composting, it uses meat and dairy products in addition to plant material. It is far faster than traditional composting piles, completing in about five weeks rather than many months. Bokashi …