THE FUTURE OF THE EARTH

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WHAT WE DO

Wóolis provides solutions to current problems caused by our society and the way we live. Our first project is organic waste collection and exploitation from landscaping and restaurant waste to businesses and living complexes within the city of Tulum and Hotel zone.

 

Which we then take to our farm where we utilise the wasted material and turn it into compost, feed for our animals, top soil, and fertiliser for our vegetable and herb garden.

Why should I get involved?

The municipality of Tulum covers an area starting from Akumal to Punta Allen and from the town of Tulum to the comunidades de Cobá with everything in between included. In total the municipality collects between 140 to 190 tons of waste a day

depending on the tourism.

 

This waste and garbage is not separated by the collection service, they only have 5 trucks with an 8 ton capacity running day and night 365 days a year. For the past years and up until recently everything was taken to an open air dump in km 9.5 on

the road to Cobá in a 20 Hectare parcel of clear cut jungle with no infrastructure or management to stop or even control contamination and environmental impact.

OLD GARBAGE DUMPIMG SITE

Vultures can now digest plastic.

NEW DUMPING SITE AT CHETUMAL ROAD

It's only been 6 months since activation

and its already at 80% of its full capacity.

So what do we do precisely?

4. We then go through and separate the waste, make sure that no contaminants got through and assign it to its appropriate use.

2. From their training they will help us make sure that the organic waste is sorted into its two categories and stored in their appropriate boxes to await collection.

1. We train and educate staff, management, and citizens alike so that they may be aware of what happens all around them and how they have the power to really make a dierence.

3. We collect and transport to our farm.

Animal Feed, certain organic material that is thrown out as left

overs, past its expired date or just because its no longer up to the quality to serve to clients or staff, can still be used to feed animals such as pigs, goats, sheep, and chickens. So we plan to do just that!

 

Our idea is to raise these animals free range so that they may live a healthy and happy life all the whilst aiding us to process some of the organic matter that arrives at the farm.

Aerobic Composting, At the simplest level, the process of composting

requires making a heap of wetted organic matter known as green waste (leaves, food waste) and waiting for the materials to break down into humus after a period of weeks or months. Modern, methodical composting is a multi-step, closely monitored process with measured inputs of water, air, and carbon- and

nitrogen-rich materials. The decomposition process is aided by shredding the plant matter, adding water and ensuring proper aeration by regularly turning the mixture. Worms and fungi further break up the material. Bacteria requiring oxygen to function

(aerobic bacteria) and fungi manage the chemical process by converting the inputs into heat, carbon dioxide and ammonium.

 

The ammonium (NH4) is the form of nitrogen used by plants. When available ammonium is not used by plants it is further converted by bacteria into nitrates (NO3) through the process of nitrication.

Anaerobic pre-composting, (no air) process in which microbes

and bacteria ferment foods and prepare them for decomposition in soils. The process resembles pickling or fermenting grapes into wine. Because the microbes work without air, they do not produce bad odours like sulfur dioxide, the well-known rotten egg smell. This system requires a covered and sealed container,

some EM (eective microorganisms) medium, food scraps, and darkness. The microbes at work in pre-composting produce odourless amino acids and small amounts of alcohol rather than ammonia, hydrogen sulphides, or sulfur dioxide. Once ready this Pre-compost is mixed in with our aerobic composting circuit.

Vegetable and Herb Garden, So with all this natural fertiliser and

soil that we are going to be producing it is only logical that we put it to good use, and plant pesticide and chemical fertiliser free produce.

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