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Rice hulls in construction - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

Rice hulls in construction - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

Did you know that you can cook rice in a cardboard box?  With just a few simple supplies you can be cooking your meals without firewood, gas, or fuel of any kind, but by simply using the heat of the sun! Perfect for developing countries or locations where firewood is rare and cooking gas is expensive.

Did you know that you can cook rice in a cardboard box? With just a few simple supplies you can be cooking your meals without firewood, gas, or fuel of any kind, but by simply using the heat of the sun! Perfect for developing countries or locations where firewood is rare and cooking gas is expensive.

Groups say the right agricultural techniques could strip enough CO2 out of the atmosphere to reverse climate change. (Photo: Christina B. Castro/flickr/cc)

Groups say the right agricultural techniques could strip enough CO2 out of the atmosphere to reverse climate change. (Photo: Christina B. Castro/flickr/cc)

Rice Hull Houses-  The rice hulls are unique within nature. They contain approximately 20% opaline silica in combination with a large amount of the phenyl propanoid structural polymer called lignin. This abundant agricultural waste has all of the properties one could ever expect of some of the best insulating materials. Recent ASTM testing conducted R Services of Cookville, Tennessee, reveals that rice hulls do not flame or smolder very easily, they are highly resistant to moisture…

Rice Hull Houses- The rice hulls are unique within nature. They contain approximately 20% opaline silica in combination with a large amount of the phenyl propanoid structural polymer called lignin. This abundant agricultural waste has all of the properties one could ever expect of some of the best insulating materials. Recent ASTM testing conducted R Services of Cookville, Tennessee, reveals that rice hulls do not flame or smolder very easily, they are highly resistant to moisture…

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Appropedia is for collaborative solutionsin sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction. Sharing knowledge to build rich, sustainable lives.

Types of solar hot water systems - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

Types of solar hot water systems - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

A Hand Powered Hay and Leaf Baler - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

A Hand Powered Hay and Leaf Baler - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

I want to try making biochar from rice hulls/husks (which I can get for free in town).

I want to try making biochar from rice hulls/husks (which I can get for free in town).

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