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Unplug for Better Sleep

Electromagnetic fields, or EMFs, are invisible areas of force around electricity that is flowing. If you have insomnia (can’t sleep for 6 hours at a go), EMFs that might be interfering with your sleep. It is chronic exposure that is of greatest concern when it comes to all kinds of toxic influences. Since we are asleep one-third of the time, we are vulnerable to chronic exposure during that time. Here are some of the Environmental Protection Agency’s guidelines for “prudent avoidance” of EMFs, as related to sleep:

By | 2017-09-25T15:25:45+00:00 November 11th, 2010|Nontoxic|

Organic Produce and Your Budget

Not too many people would actually turn down organic fruits and vegetables, saying they would rather have the kind produced at factory farms and hosed down with pesticides. No, that’s not the issue. Price is. The most important fruits and vegetables to buy or grow organic are the most toxic ones, the Dirty Dozen.

By | 2017-03-10T05:04:46+00:00 October 2nd, 2010|Food & Cooking, Green Living, Nontoxic|

Bioremediation for Oil Spills

In oceans all over the world live microbes with a natural appetite for oil. Researchers collected microbes from all over the world and combined them in a powder form that will address almost all toxins from oil spills.

By | 2018-07-16T13:44:05+00:00 June 8th, 2010|Nontoxic|

Electric Car Batteries Find Second Life at Wind Farms

Just when you thought you were being kind to the environment by driving an electric car, the truth is... now you're doing even more good! The one drawback of the electric car was the environmental scourge that is the battery. While the lifetime of some matched that of the car itself, most endured general wear and tear over time and needed to be replaced, leaving the old battery by the wayside. With the number of green vehicles such as these on the rise, that was a lot of dead, useless weight with nowhere to go. Most got recycled but some were simply discarded. Recycling is great, but why recycle when you can reuse?

By | 2014-08-16T13:56:43+00:00 April 16th, 2010|Cars|