Trevor Richards

AuthorTrevor Richards

Trevor is a New Zealand civil engineer and environmental management consultant who has been living in Malaysia since 1996. He has been associated with the development of the nascent biochar industries in NZ and South East Asia since 2009. He is the managing director of Biochar Systems Ltd (NZ) and a founder of the NZ Biochar Interest Group,


If I told you that there was a soil amendment capable of: sequestering carbon; improving water holding capacity; increasing pH and CEC; capturing, holding and preventing nutrient leaching; reducing the need for mineral fertilisers; enhancing soil biology; increasing plant growth, productivity and health; remediating damaged and polluted soils; and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, you might...

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