Grandma always said, “God made dirt and dirt don’t hurt.” But this advice has become long ignored in today’s age of cleanliness. Vaccinations, anti-bacterial products and airtight ventilation have kept us clean and germ-free, but apparently such hyper-cleanliness comes with a cost. Studies reveal hyper-cleanliness may be responsible for increased allergies among children, particularly wealthy ones.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology released a study citing “children from…
Recyclebank Rewards Schools for Innovative Green Initiatives
Recyclebank's eighth annual Green Schools Program is moving along at full force.
In case you aren't familiar with the program, it awards grant money to schools for unique projects that will green their classroom and community.
Since 2007, the Green Schools program has granted close to $450,000 that helped more than 150 schools across the country bring their sustainable ideas to life.
From now until March 16, Recyclebank members are encouraged to donate points to schools of their cho…
Chances are you, your family or your local community has been personally affected by drought. If for some reason you answered no, it is likely that you will be affected or are being affected in ways you may not be considering. Think about how diminishing water supplies could affect food supply (and cost). Drinking water supply. Increased chances of wildfire. The list goes on.
According to ‘The Cost and Consequences of the U.S. Drought’ published by The Whar…