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Indoor Plants Improve Air Quality

Indoor Plants Improve Air Quality

Thatcher Michelsen January 10, 2014 0

It may seem counterintuitive, but the air inside your home can contain much more pollution than the air outside

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Practice E-cycling To Avoid Toxic Waste

Practice E-cycling To Avoid Toxic Waste

Thatcher Michelsen January 9, 2014 0

Despite the harms that can be caused by disposing of electronics in landfills along with other refuse, e-cycling is mandated by law in only half of the United States

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Does Your Nail Polish Contain Harmful Substances?

Does Your Nail Polish Contain Harmful Substances?

Thatcher Michelsen January 8, 2014 0

Heading to the nail salon may be one of the highlights of your day, but recent studies have shown that you might want to be careful about what you let others apply to your

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Worried About Allergies This Winter? Watch What You Eat

Worried About Allergies This Winter? Watch What You Eat

Thatcher Michelsen January 8, 2014 0

Those who suffer from allergies tend to see their symptoms flare up in the winter

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Do Antiques Carry Environmental Health Risks?

Do Antiques Carry Environmental Health Risks?

Thatcher Michelsen January 6, 2014 0

One of the best and easiest ways to limit your impact on the environment is to reduce your overall waste and purchase used, recycled furniture rather than new products

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OIlsands Mining Releases Mercury Into Atmosphere

OIlsands Mining Releases Mercury Into Atmosphere

Thatcher Michelsen January 3, 2014 0

The oilsands operations in Alberta, Canada, where mining companies are using advanced extraction processes to capture fossil fuels, has reportedly been covering the surrounding areas in mercury, a potent neurotoxin that causes many health

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California Repeals Law Requiring Flame Retardants In Furniture

California Repeals Law Requiring Flame Retardants In Furniture

Thatcher Michelsen January 3, 2014 0

California Governor Jerry Brown has reversed a law that he signed during his first stint as governor in 1975 that required furniture manufacturers to use flame retardants in their products

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