A new report reviews the health & safety records of recyclers, and shows that these companies have work to do on this front.
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Got sniffles, congestion, or itchy skin? Poor indoor air quality may be the cause. Learn more about the sources of & fixes for indoor air pollution.
If you ran across someone defecating in the street, you’d probably call the police (and get a response from them). In India, however, this is a very common practice in rural areas: according to Joe Madiath of non-governmental organization Gram Vikas, 70% of Indians take care of “#2” right out in the open. This leads […]
Much of what hospitals dispose of as medical waste is still perfectly usable, and could save the lives of people in the developing world.
Sure, you need to stay hydrated to stay healthy. But what are the specific health benefits of water? This infographic answers that question in detail.
TAU Investment management is investing millions in Southeast Asian garment factory sustainability & safety after deadly disasters last years.
Mosquito bites don’t have to be a part of Summer; neither do chemical repellants. Try out some of these natural methods for repelling insects.mo
We can’t completely avoid toxins in food, but we can learn which ones present genuine danger & which aren’t particularly threatening.
Like most college students, healthy eating wasn’t at the top of my list during my undergraduate days: I wanted tasty, filling, and cheap! And like many of my fellow students, my weight shot up: the typical “freshman 15,” and then quite a few more pounds in subsequent years. Had I focused on how to eat […]
Various food choices – like eating vegetarian, or a low-carb diet – can help us avoid medications & other health care interventions.
Writer’s Note: Please consult your healthcare provider before attempting oil pulling therapy to ensure it’s safe for you. The other day a friend asked if I’d given the latest trend of “oil pulling” a try. I smiled and said no, but I was really thinking, “What in world is she talking about?” After scouring the […]
We don’t do as much on issues of human health as much as some of our sister sites, but our concern with the environment certainly incorporates wellness… both individually and collectively. So when a friend offered me this infographic exploring the links between poverty and obesity, I jumped at it: these kinds of connections are […]
While we haven’t done as much on veganism lately as we once did when Justin was submitting posts regularly, we’re still mindful of the impacts of the traditional animal-based diet on the environment and human health. So, while many will call this lifestyle choice a “fad” encouraged by the celebrity set, we know that veganism […]