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… against getting cracked. It takes 35-40 hours to make one bike frame. After making the bamboo bike, Tri put his product in trial for a long time. In mid-2014, his first bamboo bike was sold. Similar bikes in other parts of the world have become better known and ordered by customers, especially foreigners who like environmentally friendly products. For his bamboo bike, Tri received a certificate on bicycle frame’s quality in accordance with GSS’ ISO 4210 standards. The product attracted many …

City to push for more organic recycling | Capital New York

… 100,000 tons a year. The proposal is the first major iteration of a law passed in 2013 that allows the city to selectively assess where and when to impose organics recycling. Environmental groups said the proposed rules are a long time coming. In a statement, Marcia Bystryn, head of the New York League of Conservation Voters, commended the move—and Garcia in particular—but said the city needed to better assess where the organic waste would go. To continue reading this article, please click …

Biotech foes keep up the pressure for GMO labelling

… genetically modified organisms or GMOs. Every ingredient in certified organic and non-GMO verified products is traceable to its origin and segregated from conventional foods, though such efforts likely contribute to reduced economies of scale and higher prices. “Companies already (trace their ingredients) and many commodities have been this way for a long time,” she said. “GM crops and all foods need to be traced from fork to farm, because people want to know where their food comes …