Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
MAPS: What Your State Is Good At, And What It's Lame At
Just when you thought you knew everything about a red state or a blue state, these cool maps show that each state is No. 1 in some kind of environmental or public health initiative. (Btdubs, can so...
Not a Drop to Drink: Inside California's Water Crisis
Posted on 23 February 2012 On Earth Magazine When Josie Nieto visits her relatives in Mexicali, Mexico, she luxuriates in long showers. And when she’s thirsty, she enjoys a glass of water straight from the kitchen tap. At Nieto’s own house, the water pressure is so low it can take her 45 minutes to shower and shampoo. And sometimes there’s no water at all, which is why some of her neighbors hoard water in buckets. It’s fine for laundry and houseplants, but Nieto isn’t keen on drinking the stuff. The main pipe of her community water system runs straight down the middle of an irrigation ditch. "I’ve seen dead animals in there," Nieto says The plastic water pipe itself suffers frequent breaks, which can allow contaminants to seep into the system. Washer screens…
Because You Asked: What Should I Do with Worn-Out Clothing?
Even if your old clothing can't be resold at a secondhand store, you can still recycle or reuse it.
How to Save Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
NYC Will Spend $100 Million On Green Rooftops & Tree Planting To Help Beat Extreme Heat
The $106 million "Cool Neighborhoods" initiative aims to "mitigate the threat to public health from the urban heat island effect exacerbated during summer months."
Tips to Establishing a Forest-Friendly Garden
Plant a garden that lives in harmony with your backyard trees by using these helpful tips!
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
Energy audits provide opportunities to save energy, no matter how energy efficient the buildings might already be. Can the City of Boston provide a fresh per...
How Trump's EPA Budget Cut Is Actually Environmental Racism