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Sawdust and Cocopeat Images

These images were obtained after testing with a microscope to ensure that our raw material meets our highest demands and that it contains 100% cocopeat. It’s easy to see the difference between cocopeat and sawdust with a microscope. The surface of sawdust is flat and has sharp edges. The surface of cocopeat has an uneven

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Testing Our Absorbent Material on Lube and Diesel Oil

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Below is the test video we made to show you the amazing absorption qualities of our absorbent material. Just in case you are on your phone at a family wedding and can’t listen to the audio, he is a quick synopsis of the narration, which I did myself by the way. In the first half

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Vancouver Island

Oil Spill Response Shows British Columbia Government Failings

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 The three founders are aware of the importance of providing environmentally friendly solutions to society. Dragon Sorb has a great deal of experience in handling accidental offshore and onshore spills of oils and chemicals In 2012, the B.C. government established five situations that had to be achieved before the province would support two proposed pipelines, which would

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Australian Oil Company Sued By Indonesian Seaweed Farmers

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Over 13,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers have launched an enormous action in Australia’s federal court demanding compensation for the outcomes of Australia’s worst oil spill. In August 2009, there was an enormous explosion at an oil well in Australian waters in the Timor Sea. The well was operated by a subsidiary on the state-owned Thai oil

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UK Oil Spills

Torrey Canyon – the Worst Oil Spill in British History

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The Torrey Canyon oil spill, off the south-west coast of the United Kingdom in 1967, is among the world’s most significant oil spills. The Torrey Canyon was built in the United States in 1959 and, at the time, could carry 60,000 tons. She was enlarged to 120,000 tons in Japan in 1965. At the time

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Coconut Trees - Cocopeat

Cocopeat and The Sustainability of the Humble Coconut

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Dragon Sorb is made up of natural products and because you can’t sell anything these days without someone mentioning the environment, we thought it would be useful to explain why Dragon Sorb Cocopeat is seriously good for your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. What Exactly is Cocopeat? There is some confusion about what cocopeat actually

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Introduction to MARPOL

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This post is an introduction to MARPOL, which is the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. MARPOL stands for Marine Pollution, in case you were wondering. It is a bit complex so what we have tried to do is put the rather dry, technical English into something we can all (hopefully) understand. The International

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Cocopeat Testing

Cocopeat Testing with Dragon Sorb’s Boys in the Lab

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Here at Dragon Sorb, we are constantly doing cocopeat testing to make sure that it is of the highest quality. Often (well, sometimes) customers ask us how we do are testing so we thought we would show you. Not exactly exciting, we know, but interesting in its own little way. As this is the first

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Oil Spill in Thailand

Effects of Oil Spills on Marine Life

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Hello and welcome to another post in our series about the effects of oil spills. In this post, we are going to take a brief look at how oil affects our furry and feathered friends. The effects of oil spills on birds and animals happen in two ways: through the oil itself through the cleanup

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Oil Well Explosion

The Ten Biggest Oil Spills in History

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Here at Dragon Sorb, we are always chatting about happy things like environmental disasters, accidents in the work place, the detrimental effects of traditional clean-up methods on marine wildlife. Aaah, how we laugh. Anyway, a couple of days ago, we were talking about oil spills which turned into a heated discussion about the biggest oil spills in history.

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