The Wildly Unreasonable Toxicity of Plug-in Air Fresheners

The Wildly Unreasonable Toxicity of Plug-in Air Fresheners

“Loads of chemicals and hazardous wastes have been introduced into the atmosphere that didn't even exist in 1948. The environmental condition of the planet is far worse than it was 42 years ago.” ~Gaylord Nelson (1916–2005), American politician, environmentalist, and...

Recycling Your Plastic: Getting to the Heart of the “Matter”

Recycling Your Plastic: Getting to the Heart of the “Matter”

“Solid wastes are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society. This growing mountain of garbage and trash represents not only an attitude of indifference toward valuable natural resources, but also a serious economic and public health problem.”  ~...

An Exposé on Sunlight: Bathe, Avoid, or Find a Middle Ground?

An Exposé on Sunlight: Bathe, Avoid, or Find a Middle Ground?

“I've found that there is always some beauty left - in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all help you.” ~ Anne Frank, “The Diary of a Young Girl,” 1947 By Jennifer Wolff-Gillispie HWP, LC Do sunny days remind you of fun childhood adventures; playing in...

Human Consumption of Microplastics: 2023 and Beyond

Human Consumption of Microplastics: 2023 and Beyond

EDITOR’S SUMMARY: When has a society gone too far—opting for convenience first, driving so-called “advancements,” and allowing corporate greed to override the health of its people and environment? With innumerable particles of toxic plastics lining the streets,...

Start Collecting Rainwater Today

Start Collecting Rainwater Today

Rainwater harvesting is an age-old practice that’s gaining traction worldwide, especially in residential gardens and schoolyards. By collecting and storing rainwater from your roof for later use, you’re not only conserving water but also reaping a host of...

Make Every Day Arbor Day…Start Planting Trees Today!

Make Every Day Arbor Day…Start Planting Trees Today!

Planting trees plays a crucial role in mitigating the effects of extreme heat and air pollution, especially in urban areas. As cities continue to grow and develop, they often become “heat islands,” trapping heat due to the abundance of concrete and asphalt surfaces....

The Environmental Impact From COVID-19 Product Waste

The Environmental Impact From COVID-19 Product Waste

“Even if you never have the chance to see or touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take, every drop of water you drink, every bite you consume. Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the...