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Irving A. Backmanand Acopia Harvest’s “Green Machine” are featured at hands-on demonstrations of advanced sustainable hydroponics food production in celebration of Earth Day at a series of events hosted by Seeds Global, Atlanta Public Schools initiative, Wednesday, April 22, the 45th anniversary of the Earth Day movement. 

According to Acopia principal, Irving A. Backman, a seasoned developer of new technologies for over 35 years, “We are thrilled to celebrate Earth Day 2015 to help mobilize billions around the world to halt and possibly reverse Global Warming (climate change), one of the greatest threats facing our planet. Earth Day participants, and partners around the globe, focus on climate and water pollution education, innovation and sustainability.”

Mr. Backman added, “Our mission via 'Project Sprout” has taken root in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New York focusing on implementing affordable, manageable, sustainable hydroponics systems in schools, homes and businesses around the world to reduce Global Warming and eliminate polluted water from traditional water systems.“

Earth Day events are opportunities for teachers, employees and students to learn about 'Project Sprout” and the state-of-the-art Green Machine™ hydroponic system; healthy lifestyles, and how to grow nutritious, leafy vegetables indoors, year round in the office, at school and at home. These events present new career opportunities for graduate students and returning Veterans or those disabled.