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Dr.B.C. Wolverton

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Our top consultant on Ecology Gardens, B.C. Wolverton (PhD in environmental engineering)

First employed as a scientific researcher for the US Department of Defense, and then worked for 20 years in high-level scientific research for NASA (the US National Aeronautic and Space Administration). Pioneered the use of conifers indoors to eliminate volatile chemicals from interior environments. Led research program into using plants and microorganisms to convert household waste water into drinking water and cleaning water contaminated with dangerous chemicals and drugs. After leaving NASA, set up Wolverton Environmental Services.

Leading researcher on cleaning and revitalizing air and water using natural processes, and is deeply involved in problems of environmental pollution as a doctor in environmental engineering. Author of ‘Eco-Friendly House Plants’, translated into ten world languages.


Degree PhD in Environmental Engineering
Microbiology, Ecology, Marine Biology


Resume

1963-1970: Employed as scientific researcher, US Department of Defense 1970-1990: Employed as senior chemical researcher, NASA Pioneered the use of houseplants to eliminate volatile chemicals from interior environments. Led research program into using plants and microorganisms to convert household waste water into drinking water and cleaning water contaminated with dangerous chemicals and drugs 1990 - Present: Leading researcher on cleaning and revitalizing air and water using natural processes, and deeply involved in problems of environmental pollution as a doctor in environmental engineering


Awards


Some of B.C. Wolverton’s awards include
1964: U.S. Navy - Superior Achievement Award (Civilian)
1975: NASA - Exceptional Service Medal
1983: Federal Environmental Engineer of the Year
1989: First American to open Aaslmeer Flowertrade Exhibition; The Netherlands
1997: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Conservation Award
1998: National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. - Award of Excellence
2010: Plant Industry Alliance - Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame - Allied Trade Professional


Books

写真 ‘Eco-Friendly House Plants’, B.C. Wolverton
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Describes Dr. Wolberton’s research into eco-plants, and describes their great ability to clean air. All you need to know about eco-plants


写真 ‘Plants: Why You Can’t Live Without Them’
Co-authored by Dr Bill Wolverton and Kozaburo Takenaka, of Takenaka Eco Gardens


Wolverton Environmental Services, Inc.
http://www.wolvertonenvironmental.com