Pacific Biochar Featured in Fast Company

Pacific Biochar was recently featured in a Fast Company article titled: “What is biochar? Why an ancient farming technique could help fight climate change”

When organic waste (like wheat stalks or manure from a farm, or sawdust from forestry) is heated up to extremely high temperatures without oxygen, it turns into a charcoal-like material known as biochar. The material has a long history—indigenous communities in South America used it at least 8,000 years ago in farming, because when it’s added to the soil, it helps plants grow. But it’s also increasingly becoming one tool to help tackle climate change.

Read the full article here.


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