While good old particle board contains formaldehyde that can make you sick, safer alternatives use polyurethane as filler instead. Sealing particle board is another way to minimize exposure to toxic formaldehyde.
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Algae blooms and the poisoning of aquatic life are just a few of the problems associated with our overuse of herbicides, pesticides and fertilizer on our farms and in our backyards.
The glow of city lights blotting out stars in the night sky has frustrated many a stargazer, but recent studies have shown that “light pollution”—defined as excess or obtrusive light at night—can actually have serious health effects, including a potential breast cancer link.
Who would have thought that the comfy mattress you’ve been sleeping on for years contains dozens of potentially harmful substances and materials. Luckily for green-minded consumers, though, there’s never been a better time to find a truly “green” mattress.
Outdoor gear and clothing manufacturers are scrambling to find greener alternatives to PFCs to keep their jackets, boots and other gear from “wetting out.”
The Global Climate Action Summit, coming up next September in San Francisco, is the brainchild of California’s 79-year-old outgoing governor Jerry Brown, one of the country’s great crusaders for cutting carbon emissions despite lack of federal interest in solving the climate crisis.
Regenerative Agriculture (RA) describes farming and grazing practices that help reverse climate change by rebuilding the organic matter in soil and restoring degraded soil biodiversity.