Building the poop palace - an integrated composting area

Flushing our shit with clean drinkable water down the toilet to an entity that then separates shit from water in order to make our water drinkable again isn’t really sustainable or? There must be better ways around, especially something that is…

Bulgaria and back - Training Permaculture Teachers course

Some weeks before the 24th Lumia told me about a Teachers Training in Bulgaria. I had noticed that there was an e-mail about it but I didn’t really look into it because I had to write some documents for a client.

Garden news October 2019

Winter has officially arrived. Well not officially, but for me first snow means that autumn is coming to an end, even though it always melts away for another month or even two. Here are some impressions from the garden on the 28th and 29th of…

Zero Waste Challenge - Final Notes

In the first part after week one I decided to track our other trash, namely the recycleables. For the rest of the month of September, for about 3 weeks I did…

The Biogas Shed

It is 2017 and my parents were on holidays at Beyond Buckthorns and they told me during a walk that something needs to be done with one of the sheds, especially with the color of the walls, which was already coming off. A confession: the color of…

Zero Waste September Challenge – Thoughts after Week One

In Finland September is Zero Waste challenge month.