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EarthShot Winner, Clean Air: TakaChar

Congratulations to Takachar (India) for winning the first EarthShot prize for Clean Air. Farmers in India (and many other countries) currently burn crop residues after the harvest and this results in huge amounts of soot and greenhouse gases being released. The soot often results in smog in local...
Biochar for Industrial Use

Biochar for Industrial Use

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Industrial uses for Biochar In this article, we look at possible uses of biochar for industrial applications split into the following sections: Biochars for air filtration Biochars for building insulation Biochars for odour reduction Biochar as...
What is Biochar and how do you use it?

What is Biochar and how do you use it?

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Welcome to our biochar article discussing what biochar is and how to use it as a soil improver to enhance plant, vegetable and crop growth.  Biochar is an expanding subject area - we updated the blog in October 2020. For easy navigation, please use the table of green link...
Biochar and SF60 Application Rates

Biochar and SF60 Application Rates

How much biochar (or SF60) should you add to your soil and compost? Biochar and SF60 super compost application rates  In our Biochar and SF60 product pages, we simplify the application rate to “1 Kg/m2” (1 kilo per square metre of soil) As we supply 10 and 20 Kg sacks,  the mat...
Biochar for trees and woodlands

Biochar for trees and woodlands

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How to use biochar for healthier trees and woodlands As many as a third of all new trees planted are likely to die within the first two years (reported via Independent and other studies). Many mature specimen trees of local and national importance are suffering health issues due to compacted soil...
Using biochar to grow vegetables

Using biochar to grow vegetables

Whether you grow your own food on an allotment or at home, using biochar will not only benefit your edibles, it will provide long-term benefits to your soil too. Interestingly, the theme for the National Allotments Society’s annual week is ‘Plotting for the Future’, this is similar to the principles...
Biochar mitigates (offsets) climate change

Biochar mitigates (offsets) climate change

Biochar mitigates climate change Every gardener and farmer can help offset (mitigate) climate change by adding biochar or biochar super compost (SF60) to their soil 1Kg of biochar carbon offsets 3.6 Kg CO2* In this blog, we explore how biochar is used to mitigate climate change. The role of...
Activated Carbon for Aquariums  

Activated Carbon for Aquariums  

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Which activated carbons work best in aquariums? Why do some work better than others? Why are there so many conflicting statements around what activated carbon does? Armed with knowledge you can save money on your carbon and still get excellent performance. We address just some of these topics in...

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