Have a safe and happy holiday season! We look forward to a new start in 2021. Pictured is an extensive sedum roof installation in Poughkeepsie, New York that uses Naturcycle Green Roof Media.
From the Soil Health Institute... "As we celebrate the 2nd anniversary of Living Soil, a documentary film about the soil health movement in the United States, we also celebrate surpassing 1 million views. The 60-minute film, which is available for free on YouTube, captures the history – and significance – of the soil health [...]
Naturcycle engineered soils like this green roof media are key to long term success. This eerily good Intensive 85 blend can be found at Stamford Urby, in Connecticut. After a year in place, the wide variety of plants are healthy, thriving, and ready for a Happy Halloween!
Cal Trans (the California Department of Transportation) has created and shared a free video recording of a webinar series in a two day educational event on "Improving Roadside Revegetation and Stormwater Quality with Compost-Based BMPS." These recordings are very well done, with tons of pictures, charts, experts and even a panel with Dr. Sally [...]
Naturcycle works on many green roof projects of various sizes. Cities like Washington DC have used an aggressive tax credit to expand the number and type of green roofs installed. Can New York City do the same by simply expanding its existing programs? A group of New York City lawmakers is urging Mayor Bill [...]
The Mid-Atlantic Biosolids Association hosted its annual summary educational series as an online webinar. Our founder, Charles Duprey, presented and took questions on "Composting Testing Challenges and the Need for Performance Based Design." He spoke at length about the issues with standardizing of compost testing analysis and the understanding of those differences. He also [...]
Naturcycle has built its business on the highest quality compost. We work closely with our network of public and private partners to market and sell their compost. We often support their composting process, improvements to operations, billing and many more aspects of manufacturing in order to produce the best products possible. We also enroll [...]
From the author, Rachel Sim: "Compost starts in your kitchen as a bucket of food scraps, which no one wants to empty, and ends up as dirt in your garden—right? In “Give Compost a Chance” (pg. 12), we look at what compost really is, the stormwater and erosion control benefits it offers, and why [...]
Our existing knowledge of the behavior of coronaviruses in the environment can be applied to the current outbreak. Dr. Sally Brown Being terrified of COVID-19 is not irrational. But being terrified does not mean that your everyday life has to turn into you and Netflix in the closet. The terror has to somehow make [...]
Since its founding, Naturcycle has been focused on creating the highest quality engineered soils with a focus on quality control and commitment to producing the best finished products. Part of that effort is the investment of time and resources such as recently testing 11 (eleven) different sand sources in order to meet a particular [...]