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This is the process used to create biochar.

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Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

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Vertical-axis Wind Turbine

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Virgin Materials

Resources extracted from nature in their raw form, such as timber or metal ore.

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Virgin Paper

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Volatile Organic Compounds

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) , are carcinogens found in paint, finishes, synthetic foams, fabrics and stains. Most labels should indicate if something has low or zero VOCs.

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Voltage Drop

The voltage lost along a length of wire or a conductor due to the internal resistance of that conductor. The voltage drop is calculated using Ohms Law. 

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