Corals Covering our Crimes
We pollute the sea with our manmade sunken vessels, weapons of warfare and general junk. How is nature recycling and dealing with our bad habits? In some places of the ocean these dumped vehicles have been turned into an underwater paradise thanks to coral reefs that are attaching themselves to our junk. This is no excuse for our bad waste habits but it is humbling to see nature’s design and intelligence. Corals attach themselves to new forms in the sea and multiply creating bursts of colour and beauty.
A Masterclass in Recycling
The coral is not only beautiful but is a master of recycling. Corals need nitrogen, but too much of it and it can be dangerous, so what do the corals do with the waste product nitrogen? Studies taking place right now suggest that they are recycling this waste product over and over by the organisms making up the reef. Reef sponges are also recycling the food received from corals and they recycle their waste back to the reef.
Reduce your household waste with a master of recycling Green Cone
We might not have the natural instincts of a coral to recycle but we do have access to great tools to help us become better at waste recycling. For example you can dramatically reduce your household waste with food waste recycling digesters such as the Green Cone. It is simple to install, use, and maintain.