The Sordid Present and Bright Future of Freecycling

Read the full post at Shareable. Freecycling is, very simply, the exchange of goods for free. As a concept, it’s as old as humans, but as an online platform, it dates back to 2003, when Freecycle, driven by Yahoo groups, was launched. Now a global platform for freecycling via local freecycling communities, Freecycle is straightforward, …

Midwest Biochar Conference – Call for Abstracts

The Midwest Biochar Conference will be held on June 14, 2013, at the I-Hotel Conference Center in Champaign, IL.  The event will be from 8 – 4:30 pm with a reception following from 4:30 – 6 pm. Conference information and the abstract submission form can be found at  http://www.biochar.illinois.edu/conference/ The deadline for abstracts is March …

Illinois Biochar Group spring meeting – April 5, 2013

Agenda Noon – 1 pm       Seminar by Dr. Sandeep Agnihotri on “Porosity of Biochar”  (Plan to bring your lunch and attend.) If you cannot attend the seminar at ISTC, you may view the webinar live by registering at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/124000839. 1:15 – 3:30 pm   Meeting with updates by members on their biochar work Attendance for the …