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Your Health, Sanity, And - T-Shirts?

Your Health, Sanity, And - T-Shirts?

I have heard hype and I've heard truisms, seen fads come and go,and experienced them all.Probably so have you. In 1978, I became convinced that natural foods would one day catch on. I opened a health food store. That in itself may not seem like such a big idea to many, but I did so in rural Mis......[Read More]
Organic Clothing

Organic Clothing

Organic relates to everything from the food we eat, the furniture use, the clothes we wear, and even the hangers we hang them on.What makes clothing organic, and why is it better?......[Read More]
Global Warming Means Much More Than Rising Temperatures

Global Warming Means Much More Than Rising Temperatures

Many people think that global warming is simply the fact of the earth gets warmer and warmer as our modern lifestyles push more pollutants into the air. And, although partly true, it's not the whole truth.......[Read More]
Breathing Life Into New Sources of Drinking Water

Breathing Life Into New Sources of Drinking Water

Drinking water quality has been in the news recently with concerns about pharmaceuticals being present in the water and looming shortages.A recent article in Business Week discusses Boone Pickens interest in the water business because it is going to be the next commodity in short supply.As a result,......[Read More]
Are Air Purifiers Safe in Regards to Ozone?

Are Air Purifiers Safe in Regards to Ozone?

Some air purification systems emit ozone.Is this a bad thing?In the case of some units it is not.These units operate under strict guidelines and give off fewer ppm of ozone than exist in the everyday atmosphere.Given the right unit, in the right size space, every office and household could benefit f......[Read More]
Paper Towels - 3,000 Tons of Landfill Waste Each Day

Paper Towels - 3,000 Tons of Landfill Waste Each Day

With over 90% of US households taking advantage of the convenience of paper towels we produce over 3,000 tons of waste each day. Is this problem insurmountable? No - if each home simply replaced one roll of their traditional paper towels with paper towels made from recycled paper, we could avoid was......[Read More]
Exposure to Inorganic Arsenic in Drinking Water and CHD

Exposure to Inorganic Arsenic in Drinking Water and CHD

Does chronic low-level exposure to arsenic in drinking water increase the risk of coronary heart disease?......[Read More]
Sustainable Energy in New South Wales

Sustainable Energy in New South Wales

The New South Wales Government of Australia continuously conducts efforts towards a sustainable energy sector by addressing greenhouse gas emissions and further developing renewable energy sources with the help of suppliers like Integral Energy NSW, Country Energy and other major energy companies in......[Read More]
Going Green

Going Green

Innovative strategies are discussed for recycling, re-using and renewing natural resources of all kinds. What constitutes affective use and re-use?......[Read More]
Exposure on Tap: Drinking Water as an Overlooked Source of Lead

Exposure on Tap: Drinking Water as an Overlooked Source of Lead

Both Providence, Rhode Island and Portland, Oregon have recurring problems with lead in tap water. Why and what is being done about it?......[Read More]
Earthquake Predictions - A Wake Up Call

Earthquake Predictions - A Wake Up Call

Scientists have to accept their awful defeat because prediction of earthquakes has become tragically tough.Earthquakes of recent years adequately prove this point.Seismic experts are realizing that the response of rocks to strain and seismic waves is more dynamic and complex than their original assu......[Read More]
Phthalate Diesters and Their Metabolites, Biomarkers of Exposure

Phthalate Diesters and Their Metabolites, Biomarkers of Exposure

Phthalates may pose a risk for perinatal developmental effects. Learn which biomarker is suitable for health-related phthalate monitoring.......[Read More]
Flocculating Agents Help Our Environment

Flocculating Agents Help Our Environment

What is a Flocculating Agent? Flocculating agents or flocculants are the chemicals or substances that facilitate flocculation or floccing up of suspended solids in liquid, typically associated with wastewater. The resulting floc or wooly mass itself is called flocculent with an "e" however......[Read More]
Saving Money, Saving Fuel - Is the Hybrid Worth It?

Saving Money, Saving Fuel - Is the Hybrid Worth It?

Car buying - you cringe just at the thought of it. The tedious search for safety testing results and drivability reviews is at hand, not to mention the new set of payments that will go along with this vehicle. This is the point at which to decide to go new or used.......[Read More]
It is Easy to Be Green

It is Easy to Be Green

Do you want to know some easy things we can do around our house to help save the planet? A Charlotte home inspector gives us some tips and easy things we can do around our house to go green.......[Read More]
Facts About Asbestos Soil Contamination

Facts About Asbestos Soil Contamination

Since the 90s, asbestos has been known as a major cause of severe illnesses like pleural cancer and mesothelioma. This is because building materials before the 90s were made from asbestos, which happens to be a great fireproofing material. A research study in Vienna General Hospital confirms that th......[Read More]
Why Is Our Water So Bad That We Need Water Filters

Why Is Our Water So Bad That We Need Water Filters

Our water has increasingly become more and more contaminated over the last 20 years.Water filters are needed to correct this problem.......[Read More]
Trying to Establish the Truth About Climate Change and Global Warming for the Non Scientist!

Trying to Establish the Truth About Climate Change and Global Warming for the Non Scientist!

We live in a world with a severe case of information overload. The biggest problem is that we are very selective of which paper we read and the editorial policy often obscures the truth we hope to discover!......[Read More]
African Timbers Used For Acoustic Guitar Making

African Timbers Used For Acoustic Guitar Making

African timbers are exotic and beautiful.Many African timbers are used by luthiers for their craft of hand made acoustic guitars.Here are a few:-......[Read More]
Planting More Trees to Save Wildlife

Planting More Trees to Save Wildlife

The positive point of planting more and more trees is to reduce pollution. It not only helps human beings to survive but also provides the animals to live a healthy and safe life.......[Read More]