Swapping in organic toothpaste, swapping out mercury fillings, going paperless — there are lots of ways dentists can make their dental practices greener.
Should I Recycle My Old Disposable Batteries? Mercury phase-out means disposable batteries OK for landfill
Dear EarthTalk: Can I throw my old disposable batteries in the trash or is there a way to recycle them? — Jennifer Brandstrom, Chicago, IL Truth be told, those old used up disposable alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, etc.) aren’t the environmental menace they used to be before the federal government mandated taking out […]
Who knew that many common snack-food products with high fructose corn syrup also contained trace amounts of mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin…
CFLs are a better choice for the environment, but the mercury they contain can leach into topsoil and groundwater if they’re not disposed of properly.
Dentistry is the third-leading user of mercury in the United States economy and is the largest source of mercury pollution in wastewater.