Container greenhouse / Guides

Urban Farm Unit - Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Pisciculture and Urban Farming
Food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...container base topped by a greenhouse extension, both of which house an aquaponic farm within. With traditional aquaculture, effluents accumulate in the water creating a toxic environment for the fish. Aquaponics addresses this issue by pumping the feces-filled water to a holding tank where bacteria break the effluen...

A Tiny House with a Greenhouse - Yes it's Possible!

Tiny House with attached and mobile greenhouse - good or bad idea?

...greenhouse. Two trips hauling trailers around. Greenhouses and growing food in cold climates The climate impact of food production is already very high; we don’t need to find ways to make it higher by trucking a load of soil and a greenhouse around for no apparent reason. See here for more on the impact of our diet...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 8 great tips for growing food in small spaces

...container garden with color! Container gardens are also extremely space efficient as every ounce of soil in your container will count for fruit and vegetable production - no growing space will be wasted underfoot as you care for and harvest your plants. Container garden also has the added benefit of being a great b...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

Food & Greens can be grown easily indoors - here's how!

...containers, such as deep pie plates or even disposable take out containers; Seeds; A window with about 4 hours (or more) of direct sun exposure per day. Steps for growing microgreens at home Read the envelope the seeds come in first, because the ideal growing process may vary a bit by plant type (sprouting ...

Shipping container homes, Good or Bad?
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly & good or bad to live in?

...containers: It would be easy to think that stacking shipping containers would improve their efficiency, but this is not the case as there is no exterior building envelope. Given that metal would pass continuously from the exterior through interior division walls in a shipping container home, it will still be necessar...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...greenhouse gas emissions and transition to low-carbon construction techniques and renewable power generation is urgent beyond measure, and the current market keeps turning up solutions. Solar thermal collectors and Stirling engines generate power One that really impresses us is from a Swedish company named Azelio t...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...greenhouse in a cold climate , how to grow food in small spaces , food that grows well in the shade and much more.