- green “stuff”
I have been living here for more than 23 years and it was about time to have a section dedicated exclusively to this wonderful country: Costa Rica.
Roger Pilon, Editor
The Planet Fixer Digest – Costa Rica
LAST 3 SOLUTIONS COLLECTED
The Nano Ganeh is a GSM mobile based remote control system exclusively for the use with a water pump. In other words, you call the pump to start the irrigation process. You save a lot of labor, fuel, time, water and electricity.
Solution on how to build and scale viable sanitation infrastructure in the slums of Nairobi. The model used is original and very very sustainable! It could be applied anywhere in the world where they are lacking toilets.
There are hundred of millions of cell batteries around the world. Recycling is not any more an option in certain countries. This recycling process is done at room temperature. There is no need to melt down batteries contrary to others recycling system.
RECENT SOLUTIONS COLLECTED
Fight Desertification By Digging Holes In The Desert
SITUATION CHALLENGE SOLUTIONS Tens of thousands of hectares of land that was completely… [more]
Control Rodents By Hiring An Owl Kestrel Patrol
SITUATION CHALLENGE SOLUTIONS… [more]
Recycling Old Tires Beyond Shredding
Most of the recycling tires system on the market are based on shredding and then, compress it in mats… [more]
Light In A Bottle: add water in a pet bottle and voilà!
SITUATION no electricity budget nearly zero CHALLENGE needs lighting during the day SOLUTION… [more]
Water Anywhere – Even In The Desert!
SITUATION no water at all very scarce water water is too far no well can be dig no underground… [more]
Grow nearly any vegetables with this poor man hydroponics system – no electricity – no pumps
Cooking with very little wood. Fast. Very efficient burning. Nearly no fumes. Do not kill people.
Complete fiberglass dome manufacturing plan with full technology transfer
Up to 15 tons a day of compost at the press of a button!
Cheap semi-subterranean mini-greenhouses for harsh climates
Organic Or Not? Final Answer is…
This report is from the Rodale Institute. It’s packed with hard facts, statistics, references, all from 30 years of experimenting organic farming.
Add A Monster Sail To Any Boats And Save A Lot Of Fuel
Grow potatos and tomatos on the very same plant
Simple and cheap solutions to prevent erosion anywhere in the world. They use only 10% of the total space avoiding the earth cover to be wash out.
Weather between 15c to 25c year long, windy, erosion, need a crop to hold ground and with a year long production
Get daylight by adding water and chlorine in a PET plastic bottle – Nearly no cost! Made from recycled plastic bottle.
A solar powered lighting system that could give light to the 2 billions persons that are still without it
Is this invention can resolved most of the water problems in the world? Think about it… making water from thin air even in the desert! Why not!
Install poles and nets, add a lot f fog! You got a water collecting machine…with no electricity needed as a bonus! Exits since 1901! Unbelievable!
We are loosing 10% in processing brown rice to white rice? Worldwide it would means 43 million extra tons available. As the average rice consumed per year is 300 pounds per person in Asia we could feed nearly 287 millions more persons!
Fonio – hardy cereal, withstand drought and floods, grows in poor soil, needs no fertilizer and very little water.
Electric-free refrigerator able farmers to sell their crops when demand is high and more girls can go to school.
Micro Dosing Fertilizer
Just Uses A Coca Cola Cap! Chemicals are chemicals period. This said, if the fact of using micro-dosing reduce chemicals by a factor of 3 to 6, than it is less harmful for the Planet Earth. Not perfect as organic, but still less damaging. Up To 3 to 6 Times Less Fertilizer:
Susanne Friend aquaponics systems – one the most simple affordable innovative aquaponics systems in the world!