Case Studies

  • Aiming for an ecologically minded town

    Aiming for an ecologically minded town

    Japan

    In Funao Town, the town government and the residents cooperate to make their lives more sustainable. Kitchen waste is collected from each household and is made into high quality fertilizer using EM Bokashi. more

  • World Cultural Heritage Temple Pond Became Clean

    World Cultural Heritage Temple Pond Became Clean

    Japan

    One of the most remarkable reports in Japan is the case of EM application at Todaiji Temple, which is famous for the "Great Buddha in Nara". They are using EM Technology with excellent results not only for water treatment of the pond inside the Temple but also for the recovery of pine trees and elimination of foul odor on the septic tanks and deer excreta. more

  • 100% Natural and Sustainable Farm

    100% Natural and Sustainable Farm

    Japan

    EM Sunshine Farm was naturally, an abandoned land full of concrete debris and garbage that spoiled the soil.
    In 2011 EMRO has started managing this waste land to convert it into a totally no chemical use natural farm with the application of EM Technology.
    Kitchen waste from the EM Wellness Resort Costa Vista Okinawa Hotel & Spa is collected to make EM compost and EM feed to be used at the farm.
    Meanwhile, harvest from the EM Sunshine Farm is delivered to the Costa Vista Okinawa Hotel restaurant.
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  • What Happened to Rice Paddy Affected by Tohoku Tsunami?

    What Happened to Rice Paddy Affected by Tohoku Tsunami?

    Japan

    When Tohoku earthquake and tsunami hit Fukushima, Mr. Haneda wanted to reduce radiation exposure at a local ground golf course. Activated EM-1(AEM) was abundantly sprayed over te course again and again. The result showed the reduction in the radiation readings. Then Mr. Haneda was positive to apply AEM for his rice paddy that was also contained radioactive substances. more

  • Green Renovation: Before & After

    Green Renovation: Before & After

    Japan

    In 2002 EM Research Organization purchased a hotel to renovate by using EM Technology. The hotel buildings were so damaged that the remodel was considered unrealistic. However, it turned to be a huge success. This surprised people because the hotel used to be called one of the 'ghost' hotels in mid Okinawa. more

  • Volunteer Spirit for Growing Cherry Blossom

    Volunteer Spirit for Growing Cherry Blossom

    Japan

    Perhaps, Meio is the only university in Japan in terms of collaboration with EM Research Organization in the large scale. On campus EM Institute broadcasts EM-related information, workshops, and Activated EM-1 available to the public. How are they successful? more

  • Effective Microorganisms Suppressing Infection

    Effective Microorganisms Suppressing Infection

    Japan

    Since 1983 EM has been applied for suppressing odor and cleaning at this hospital. At one point, EM technical officer was dispatched to help the hospital staff improve EM application skills. The hotel has been even odor-less since then and effective for inhibiting hospital infections. more

  • Travels on Green Cleaning Japan's Bullet Train

    Travels on Green Cleaning Japan's Bullet Train

    Japan

    The beginning of the story goes this...an employee of Japan Railway East tried using EM for suppressing odors of garbage. Today the company has applied EM for keeping their garbage separation station odor-less. EM has been used also for cleaning shinkansen both inside and outside. What is the detail of effect? Is it cost efficient to use EM? more

  • EM Use at Monastery

    EM Use at Monastery

    Japan

    Have you ever heard about a Monastery in Okinawa, Japan? The building has been recently renovated by applying EM ceramics to house materials such as walls and tatami sheet. The ceramics are used to prevent sick-house syndrome. In addition, EM Technologies are applied for gardening, home-cleaning, and recycling the organic matters at the Monastery. more

  • House of Hope, NPO group with the help of people with disabilities, recycling organic wastes

    House of Hope, NPO group with the help of people with disabilities, recycling organic wastes

    Japan

    Nozomi no Sato (House of Hope in Japanese) is a NPO group which uses EM Technology to recycle organic wastes. It is also a home for disabled people who learn social and work skills through contributing to the recycle programs. Let's hear the story from House of Hope. more

  • Drinkable Water at City Library Bathroom

    Drinkable Water at City Library Bathroom

    Japan

    Okinawa was once known for its water shortage and water supply problem.
    In 1991 Uruma City library (former Gushikawa City) developed a new design system with the purpose of reusing rainwater. The 250 ton storage tank set on the basement connected with double water pipes and sillcok for watering, make it easier to handle. However, without enough rain this system could not work.
    Therefore, under the instructions of Prof. Higa, EM technology was introduced in the system and made possible the recycling and using the source of water. more

  • Data Shows Decline of Radioactivity

    Data Shows Decline of Radioactivity

    Japan

    When Fukushima earthquake and tsunami hit north east Japan, Mr. Takizawa's farm was affected severally; their milk was suspended, and their grass was contaminated by radioactive substances. In 2012, however, he found potential treatment -photo-tropic bacteria. With EM Research Organization, he started experiments using EM Technology to resume their safe pasture-based milk production again... more