Last week we published an article on Nuclear power, and boy did the sparks fly … Good. Our intentions are always to objectively present the information and start a conversation, even on a subject as touchy as nuclear power. Many of our readers fundamentally oppose nuclear power due to their belief it poses safety concerns and toxic waste. Yet, we all live under the umbrella of a generating source that does not threaten ecological disasters, doesn’t pose the threat of toxic pollution, and does not have the potential for harm to human life … it does them all every day. All masked under the term “Clean Coal” what an oxymoron. Whenever I see a coal plant, the first thing I think of is “duck and cover”. The concept of a sales pitch probably dates as far back as the first shady dealings between two of our prehistoric ancestors over a mangy hide of questionable origins. Throughout our evolution and across the spans of time, the concept still remains the same: convince someone that a product … Continued
In an effort to eliminate the damage that discarded monofilament fishing line can cause to birds, marine life and the environment, a Louisiana town is launching the state’s first fishing line recycling program.
Presidents Roosevelt, Nixon, Carter and Obama can be credited with many great achievements. Discover their simple eco messages that we can incorporate into our family on a daily basis.
Boats in Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay are cleaning up garbage in the area’s notoriously polluted waterways in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games.
A Boston University program proves that — thanks in part to the ever-expanding portfolio of nontoxic cleaning alternatives — keeping large buildings clean and well-maintained does not require a huge carbon footprint.
The virtual Museum of Litter features artwork made with collected litter in an effort to draw attention to the problem as well as to fund education and awareness campaigns to stop it in its tracks.
With this handy list of resources, you could plant a tree in a deforested or at-risk area of the globe with less than $10 and a few clicks on the Web.
Isidore Electronics Recycling provides e-waste recycling services and an employment program for previously incarcerated Angelenos who face barriers to employment.
You don’t have to stop coloring your hair to keep yourself and the environment safe. Here’s a look at some boxed dyes and salon brands that can help you achieve the color you crave.
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