Imagine carrying four full shopping bags home from the grocery store. When we get home, we immediately toss one into the garbage pail. That’s the equivalent of what we consumers do (commercial establishments often toss up to 40%), at a time when nearly one in.
Most of us have medicine cabinets containing remnants of bottles, pills, and ointments left over from earlier aches and pains, injuries and illnesses. How should we get rid of surplus medications? Some have very specific instructions on disposition, which of course should be followed,.
Many common household cleaning products contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit, evaluated more than 2,000 cleaning products and found over half contained ingredients adverse to health, such as benzene and formaldehyde. When these products are used at home, the.
We all know the value of pollinators, the bees, wasps, butterflies, beetles, and hummingbirds. Some three-quarters of all plants depend on these pollinators to reproduce. About one out of every three bites we take is made available by the action of an animal or.
Ever since the 1950s, when color television brought us pictures from Augusta of the immaculate turf at The Masters golf championships, Americans have sought equivalent lawns. We shear our lawns and pamper them with chemicals and water, but the end result is almost always.